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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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

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Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Montessori Math

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids