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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager