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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 Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

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

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way