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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

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The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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A Reason for Reading

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Bears in the House

University Model Schools

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Teaching Blends

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Getting Organized Part 3

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AP Courses At Home

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Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

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