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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home