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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

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...