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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic