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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook