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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!

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy