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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp