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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

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The History of Public Education

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Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic