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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

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee