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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 Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work