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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

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

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

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing