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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

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3