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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool