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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3