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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool