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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

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

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success