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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

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee