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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?