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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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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

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

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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