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Exploring Life and Career
     

Exploring Life and Career

by Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D., Deborah Tippett, Ph.D.
 

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Exploring Life and Career is a comprehensive text designed to help young teens learn about themselves, their friends, families, communities, environment, and career options. Students are challenged to develop essential life skills, apply basic learning, employability, and thinking skills, and care about their communities and the environment. The overall

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Exploring Life and Career is a comprehensive text designed to help young teens learn about themselves, their friends, families, communities, environment, and career options. Students are challenged to develop essential life skills, apply basic learning, employability, and thinking skills, and care about their communities and the environment. The overall goal is to enable teens to become caring, responsible, informed, and engaged students and citizens. Hundreds of color photographs, drawings, and charts are used throughout the text to illustrate main ideas and add visual appeal.

  • Each unit opens with Exploring Careers, a list of careers and an activity related to the unit’s concepts.
  • Text is divided into 13 chapters with 58 short, easy-to-follow sections to hold the attention of young readers. A new section is devoted to good citizenship, leadership and teamwork skills, and social entrepreneurship.
  • Each chapter contains special features that relate content to academic skills, financial literacy, health and safety, the environment, or community involvement. These new features are designed to capture students’ interest and encourage them to think beyond the concepts presented in the text.
  • Each chapter concludes with a summary and review questions, and student activities for life skills, technology, journal writing, academics, and FCCLA.
  • The 16 career clusters are covered along with résumé and interviewing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605256153
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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