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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

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

Start a Nature Notebook

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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The Gift of a Mentor

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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