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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors