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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?

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Popular Articles

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House