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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
University of Nebraska High School

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The Benefits of Debate

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

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