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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

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

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AP Courses At Home

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The History of Public Education