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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

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