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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.

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Popular Articles

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager