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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

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

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Shakespeare Camp

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The History of Public Education

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Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education