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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

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Laptop Homeschool

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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