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Dale Turner and Penny Ross

Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Dale is the Executive Pastor/Church Administrator of Hope Chapel. His duties include overseeing the church's homeschool program.

Penny and her husband Greg have been homeschooling for 18 years. Their son Joe, an electrical engineer, has mentored 4 different FIRST teams. Daughter Amy, a former Beach 'Botter, is finishing up a college degree in linguistics, while son Andy, a high school senior, is busy applying to mechanical engineering programs.

Homeschooling Articles by Dale Turner and Penny Ross

Teens Take Top Tech Trophy How a team made up largely of homeschoolers won the "World Series" of robot competitions.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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University Model Schools

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Montessori Math

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Who Needs the Prom?

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Laptop Homeschool

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The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

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AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

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

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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