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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

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers