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Martin Cothran

Martin Cothran


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Martin Cothran is the author of Traditional Logic, Books I and II, and Classical Rhetoric with Aristotle, published by Memoria Press. He is a homeschooling father of four who lives in Danville, Kentucky.


Homeschooling Articles by Martin Cothran

What Is Classical Education? Martin Cothran explains the essentials of this old (but newly popular) homeschool method.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

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The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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A Reason for Reading

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