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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

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!