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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math