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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee