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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

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools