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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"