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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

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"