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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests