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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

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Myth of the Teenager

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

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The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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