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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool