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Mary Biever

Mary Biever


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Mary Biever and her husband, Richard, homeschool their two children and run a home-based computer graphics business, The Copper Lion, Inc. In her spare time, Mary writes encouragement essays for the website Crosswalk and her own site, www.marybiever.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Mary Biever

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fairgrounds What one mom learned from 4-H.

Ten Minutes to Change a Life Lessons learned from living through two disasters.

Singing a New Song Practice makes perfect, but it doesn't help you love the music.

Summer Sensations Homeschooling and the summer; Doing nothing creatively.

Simple (and Unexpected) Pleasures The unexpected day-to-day pleasures of homeschooling.

Christmas Lights How a disaster ended in thanksgiving.

Going Crazy With Outside Activities When socialization destroys relaxation.

I... Robots?

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading