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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style