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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks