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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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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books