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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy