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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

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

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The Benefits of Debate

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Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

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The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

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