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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

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers