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Lydia Guy Burchett

Lydia Guy Burchett


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Lydia Guy Burchett is a 90-year-old mother of six, grandmother of 21, and great-grandmother of 30-plus (still counting). At age 80 she became legally blind, so taught herself to type. She has also written Growing up in the Early Twentieth Century, an autobiography from birth to marriage. She lives with her husband of 67 years on their farm near Dowling, MI. You can contact her at 9145 Bird Rd., Dowling, MI 49050.


Homeschooling Articles by Lydia Guy Burchett

One Room Schoolhouse How did one woman teach up to 72 children at once?

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests