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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child