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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

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way