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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

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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