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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

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Myth of the Teenager

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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