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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

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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