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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

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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