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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

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee