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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

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way