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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education