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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.

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Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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