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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

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child