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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way