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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp