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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...