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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

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Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House