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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

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman