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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 Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto