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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

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

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

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home