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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...