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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

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