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Overview

Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success teaches students to think critically about their choices and helps students take control of their lives. The book provides essential information divided into five main categories: Self Discovery, Human Development, Consumer Awareness, Careers, and Practical Living.

This clear, concise text engages today’s students by focusing on subjects that are relevant to them. It puts facts into context by utilizing current, real-life examples, and presents information in short, colorful segments that capture the attention and interest of students.

Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success:

  • Presents 21st Century Skills–such as critical thinking, problem solving, goal setting, and productivity–and how they are used within the five critical areas of responsible living: Family, Peers, School, Work, and Community.
  • Contains numerous activities in each lesson–including FCCLA activities, math and language arts activities, technology activities, case studies, and team projects.
  • Provides a contemporary, engaging style that speaks to today’s student.
  • Teaches how life skills are interdependent through an integrated approach.
  • Reinforces personal financial literacy skills throughout the text.
  • Includes a Teacher’s Wraparound Edition with point-of-use notes, teaching tips, strategies, additional activities, and customized instructional suggestions for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Advanced, Less Advanced, and Special Needs Students.

Start strong. Finish stronger.

www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137027941
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/9/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Emergent Learning LLC develops textbooks and software designed to help students succeed in their chosen career. The team of professionals at Emergent Learning has produced numerous texts in areas such as computer education, health science, agriculture, and family and consumer science.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Self Discovery

1. Understanding Yourself

2. Making Healthy Choices

3. Building Your Character

4. Personal Wellness

5. Interpersonal Relationships

Part 2: Human Development

6. The Life Cycle

7. Family Basics

8. Child Care

9. Community Connections

Part 3: Consumer Awareness

10. Personal Finances

11. Money Management

12. Consumer Resource Management

Part 4: Careers

13. Career Preparation

14. Career Development

15. Managing a Job Search

16. Career Success

17. Career Satisfaction

Part 5: Practical Living

18. Living with Technology

19. The Food We Eat

20. Kitchen Basics

21. Clothing Management

22. Clothing Construction

23. Personal Environment Considerations

24. Personal Environment Management

25. Personal Health and Hygiene

Appendix

A. Get involved in FCCLA

B. Career Clusters and Pathways

C. Basic First Aid and CPR

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