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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

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Myth of the Teenager

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The Benefits of Debate

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

University Model Schools

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The History of Public Education

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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