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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.

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Popular Articles

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education