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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

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

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work