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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

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry