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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1