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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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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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