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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?