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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.

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Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

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Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Getting Organized Part 3

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers