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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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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

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Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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