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Russ Beck

Russ Beck


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Russ Beck is the vice-president of Ferguson Publishing Company, a leading publisher in career education. Russ has been involved in education for more than 28 years as a teacher, coach, and publisher's representative. For the past ten years he has been committed to the development and promotion of career education materials. He is currently a member of the National Career Development Association and the American Vocational Association.


Homeschooling Articles by Russ Beck

Getting Ready for the Future - Today What are the #1 skills you need to succeed, and how is the world of work changing? Get the skinny!

Awareness and Assessment How to integrate career awareness into your curriculum.

Searching for the Right Career What do YOU want to be when you grow up?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate In 10 years the job market will be completely different than it is.

Not All Good Jobs Require a Bachelor's Degree Good careers you can enter without college.

There Are Many Paths to Success Alternatives to four-year colleges.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?