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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

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"