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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math