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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic