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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool