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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

Popular Articles

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor