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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

Bears in the House

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3