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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

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

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

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Bears in the House

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto