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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

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math