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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way