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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

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

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Getting Organized Part 3

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AP Courses At Home

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Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

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