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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

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers