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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

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A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

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