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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy