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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

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

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Shakespeare Camp

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The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

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Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

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A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way