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Jim Couch and Peter Williams


Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jim Couch teaches economics at the University of North Alabama. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi in 1995. He is the co-author of The Political Economy of the New Deal (Edward Elgar Publishers) and his research appears in The Cato Journal, The Journal of Economics, Public Choice, Economics and Politics, and the Southwestern Economic Review.

Peter Williams is a graduate student at the University of Mississippi. His fields of study include Labor and Managerial Economics. He currently teaches at the University of North Alabama, and he has published in the journal Economics and Politics.


Homeschooling Articles by Jim Couch and Peter Williams

Want to See the Public Schools Improve? Encourage Homeschooling! How homeschooling improves the quality of the public schools.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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