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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method