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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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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading