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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 History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool