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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips