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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House