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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

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1