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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

Popular Articles

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool