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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps