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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers