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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child