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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 "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?