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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps