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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends