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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

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books