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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

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

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