Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :

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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning