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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman