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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

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The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

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

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Bears in the House

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Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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