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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

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Bears in the House

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math