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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?