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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips