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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child