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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends