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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends