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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

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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