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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

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Shakespeare Camp

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