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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook