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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

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Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

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