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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool