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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp