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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps