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Architectural Drafting Secondary
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 11th Edition
By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. and W. Scott Thomas, M. Ed., MCCTE
Grade Level: 9-14
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Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 11th Edition
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design provides comprehensive instruction on traditional and computer-based methods of preparing architectural working drawings in addition to coverage of design and construction principles and methods. It is organized around the design-building process, a logical way for students to easily learn. New content on green building technology/sustainable design complements foundational learning. Chapter-end activities challenge students to use residential design principles and problem-solving skills.
  • Drafting procedures and chapter-end activities are designed to provide students with hands-on experience with computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) systems.
  • End-of-chapter features address problem solving, ADDA certification exam preparation, and STEM topics.
  • Two new chapters cover sustainable design and building sections.
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
Modern Automotive Technology, 8th Edition
By: James E. Duffy
Grade Level: 9-14
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Modern Automotive Technology, 8th Edition
Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive textbook uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. The new edition of Modern Automotive Technology provides coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field and is correlated to the 2013 NATEF Task List. A new Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics section provides students with the background needed to troubleshoot and repair the complex electrical/electronic systems found on today's vehicles. Updated information on hybrid drive systems has been integrated throughout the textbook, and a new hybrid drive system service chapter details the diagnosis and repair of these important systems.

Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, Modern Automotive Technology is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians preparing for the ASE certification tests.
  • Contains six new chapters on electricity and electronics.
  • Covers 100% of the tasks on the 2013 NATEF Task List.
  • Includes ASE-type questions in every chapter.
  • Troubleshooting charts in each service chapter help students quickly diagnose problems.
Color is used throughout the text to enhance understanding and highlight important information.
Business Supervision and Management
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
By: Robert L. Dansby, Chris Gassen, and Brenda Clark
Grade Level: 9-12
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Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance is a contemporary text that presents business concepts that are vitally important in today's workplace. The basics of business, marketing, and finance are introduced in an easy-to-understand manner that helps students connect the concepts of business to their everyday life.

Students studying this text learn basic principles and concepts about commerce, which can help them become more valuable as employees. Becoming knowledgeable about how business operates and contributes to our society can assist students in becoming better citizens. Understanding how the economy operates can help make students better consumers.

Additional highlights of Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance include:
  • Contemporary business topics, such as global business, ethics, and business law, help develop student awareness of business information that is needed in today's workplace.
  • Digital citizenship is explained in detail to prepare students for professional responsibilities in school and in a career.
  • Math features provide an opportunity for students to learn and apply math concepts in a context that applies to real-world scenarios. A Math Skills Handbook is also included in the text.
  • Exploring Careers features examine a wide variety of opportunities within the Business Management & Administration career cluster, making students aware of career possibilities.
  • Career Success chapters help students to prepare and apply for a job, as well as begin their first day in a work environment.
Child Development
Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 8th Edition
By: Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-14
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Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 8th Edition
Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 provides students the knowledge needed to work with and care for children as they grow. All areas of development—physical, intellectual, social, and emotional—are addressed so students can better understand, assess, and meet the needs of children. The child development principles and theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Gardner are highlighted. Additionally, the text explores play activities, ways to keep children healthy, and group programs.
  • A new chapter provides additional information on brain development.
  • Child-related occupations are discussed in detail, including duties, education requirements, and job outlook.
  • Case Studies are included in each chapter of the book to help students relate content to real-world situations.
Culinary Arts
The Culinary Professional, 3rd Edition
By: John Draz and Christopher Koetke
Grade Level: 9-14
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The Culinary Professional, 3rd Edition
The Culinary Professional rates high in user satisfaction for its approachable writing and design. Instructors appreciate its visual appeal, citing images that are "up-to-date and meaningful." Expanding further on the visual elements, this edition incorporates animations that reinforce key concepts and techniques. With this new, updated edition, authors and chefs John Draz and Christopher Koetke have continued to focus on the core content that provides students with the knowledge they need for a career in the culinary arts.
  • Correlates to Precision Exams standards preparing students to earn a certificate in Food Service/Culinary Arts
  • Includes animations, interactive activities, and video clips to enhance experience for visual learners
  • Addresses the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation standards for Secondary Certified Programs (Certified Junior Culinarian certification)
Digital Information Technology
Principles of Information Technology
By: Kathleen M. Austin and Lorraine N. Bergkvist
Grade Level: 9-12
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Principles of Information Technology
Principles of Information Technology affords an opportunity to build and refine knowledge and skills in the IT world. This text is laid out in a logical, conceptual progression. The student begins by learning about the basic ins and outs of information technology, progresses to applications that will likely be used in the workplace, and finishes by learning about the interconnectivity that runs in daily life.
  • The text is organized into three units to align with the areas of IC3 Digital Literacy Certification—Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. This organization provides an opportunity for students to learn concepts in the context of each certification area.
  • IC3 objectives are outlined at the beginning of each chapter and called out within the chapter where the material is covered. These highlighted IC3 objectives help students focus learning on certification content.
  • Section reviews include a sample of the types of questions presented on the IC3 exams. Answering the questions in the reviews provides an opportunity for students to practice for certification exams.
  • Features such as STEM, Green Tech, Career Skills, and Ethics offer insights into issues that will be encountered in school, the workplace, and personal life. Reading these features exposes students to real-world information to help them become better employees and individuals.
This text will help students prepare for taking the Certiport IC3 Digital Literacy Certification exams. IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is a well-respected and internationally recognized credential. The three areas of IC3 certification are Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. For more information on IC3 certification, please visit Certiport at www.certiport.com.
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
By: Brenda Clark and Judy Commers
Grade Level: 9-12
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Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship teaches students about the risks and rewards of starting their own businesses. All stages of the process are covered, from idea to growth to exit. Economic concepts are integrated into chapters, and a separate Economics Glossary is included. Two accounting chapters reinforce financial topics. Data files to support the business plan project are available on the companion website. College and career standards for reading, writing, speaking, and listening are incorporated in end-of-chapter activities.
  • Hands-on learning is provided by the project-based Building Your Business Plan activity found at the end of every chapter.
  • Over 50 case studies featuring real entrepreneurs provide a link to the real world.
  • Event Prep features support readiness for student organization competitions.
Game & Simulations Foundations
Video Game Design Foundations, 2nd Edition
By: D. Michael Ploor
Grade Level: 8-12
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Video Game Design Foundations, 2nd Edition
Video Game Design Foundations provides all of the resources needed for the classroom. Access to easy-to-use game engine software is available with the Software Design Guide, and a detailed scope and activity sequence chart is included in the teaching package. Aligning with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA)–recommended educational framework, lessons provide a top-level overview of the video game design process, from the beginning of the game build to the sales and marketing of the final product. STEM, college and career readiness, and Career and Technical Student Organization event preparation activities are included in every chapter.
  • Instructors can quickly and easily establish a video game program within their schools—no previous experience is needed.
  • Author teaches video game classes at the high school level and consults with states on course standards.
  • Content and game builds are age appropriate.
Health Science Anatomy & Physiology
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
By: Susan Hall, Michelle A. Provost-Craig, and William C. Rose
Grade Level: 9-12
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Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology covers all body systems using a student-friendly writing style that makes complex subjects easier to understand. Chapter information is divided into lessons, providing content in a more manageable format for the student. An abundance of study aids, such as learning objectives, lesson summaries, vocabulary-building exercises, hands-on activities, real-world applications, and extensive assessment opportunities increase students' ability to succeed in this challenging course.
  • Detailed medical art brings the subject matter to life.
  • Prominent vocabulary features help students master challenging medical terminology.
  • Teacher-developed activities and assessments provide effective learning opportunities.
Health Science Foundations
Introduction to Health Science: Pathways to Your Future
By: Dorothy Winger and Susan Blahnik
Grade Level: 9-12
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Introduction to Health Science: Pathways to Your Future
Introduction to Health Science: Pathways to Your Future is organized into five units—one for each of the five career pathways within the Health Science Career Cluster. These career-cluster pathways aid teachers in focusing on the healthcare career options available to students, allowing for exploration of a wide variety of occupations. Unlike some encyclopedic health science textbooks, this text delivers essential content in a more accessible, inviting format. While the text teaches core health science content, students' literacy skills and healthcare vocabulary are strengthened. Definitions of key terms, clear examples, and dynamic illustrations further promote student understanding.
  • The text is uniquely organized according to the five career pathways—health informatics, therapeutics, diagnostics, support services, and biotechnology.
  • Questions and activities embedded in the text activate prior knowledge and help students process new information in a way they can relate to during their reading.
  • A variety of reading and writing activities correlated to college and career readiness standards promote critical-thinking and communication skills.
Integrated Technology Studies
Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering, 3rd Edition
By: Dr. R. Thomas Wright and Ryan A. Brown
Grade Level: 6-9
Correlation
Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering, 3rd Edition
Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering is an exciting introductory technology education text that provides in-depth coverage of the content defined in the Standards for Technological Literacy. Coverage includes the impacts of technology, technological systems, the history of technology, applying technology, and the designed world (agriculture and biotechnology, construction, manufacturing, information and communication, transportation, energy and power, and medical technology). This edition includes updated information on job skills, technological needs and wants, and technological impacts.
  • Strong focus on developing design and problem-solving skills.
  • Reading Organizer activities help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • STEM Connections and Curricular Connections relate chapter content to math, science, social studies, and language arts.
  • Think Green features connect chapter content to environmental issues.
  • Technology Explained features highlight and discuss a variety of current technologies.
  • Career Highlights present information about careers related to various technological fields.
  • STEM Connections, Curricular Connections, activities, Test Your Knowledge questions, and the Reading Organizer are included at the end of each chapter.
In addition to the text, the teaching package includes a Tech Lab Workbook with chapter review material and material relating to the activities in the text. Other supplements include an Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint CD and an EXAMVIEW Assessment Suite CD.
Interior Design Services
Interior Design
By: Stephanie Clemons
Grade Level: 10-14
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Interior Design
Interior Design provides students with an introduction to the history and how-to's of the profession while expanding into business practices, career specializations, and educational requirements. In combination with the teaching package, students learn about the design process; the importance of color and light; historical influences such as furniture and architectural styles; and the human element such as sustainability, aging-in-place, universal design, anthropometrics, proxemics, and ergonomics.
  • Students learn the whys and hows of selecting interior materials, furnishings, and accessories.
  • Differentiation is made between commercial and residential interiors.
  • The preparation of visual communications, including drawings, renderings, and models, is included.
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality Services, 3rd Edition
By: Johnny Sue Reynolds, Ph.D. and Dorothy Chase
Grade Level: 9-14
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Hospitality Services, 3rd Edition
Introduce your students to the world of hospitality! Hospitality Services presents an overview of the hospitality industry. The text discusses the various roles and responsibilities of workers in the five areas of hospitality - food and beverage, lodging, travel, tourism, and recreation. The basics of management and the business side of hospitality are also covered. In addition, the text provides an overview for business support areas, such as human resources, marketing and sales, and accounting. Chapters on career planning lead students through the steps of the job search and emphasize the skills needed for success.
  • New chapters on the travel, tourism, and recreation industries have been added.
  • Profiles of fascinating and inspiring industry leaders show individual career progression, from entry level to top positions.
  • New features include applied math activities and business ethics.
  • Instructor's CD provide student worksheets to reinforce learning.
Marketing
Fashion Marketing & Merchandising, 4th Edition
By: Mary G. Wolfe
Grade Level: 10-14
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Fashion Marketing & Merchandising, 4th Edition
Fashion Marketing & Merchandising leads students through the business aspects of the fashion industry in addition to the career opportunities it offers. Included are the basics of market economics, textiles, design, and promotion. The latest concepts for manufacturing, mass customization, and niche specialization are reviewed, as are newer technologies such as automatic replenishment systems and radio frequency identification (RFID). The effects of industry globalization and consolidation are presented. Fashion careers, including entrepreneurship, are extensively covered in the last five chapters of the text.
  • Students gain an understanding of the entire textile/apparel/retail soft goods chain, from product design to manufacturing to final customer sale.
  • New retail trends are described, including showrooming, omni-channel retailing, and the latest Internet, mobile, and social media strategies.
  • A chapter on key retail performance indicators and financial calculations exposes students to the pricing strategies of the business.
Marketing
Marketing Dynamics, 3rd Edition
By: Brenda Clark, Cynthia Gendall Basteri, Chris Gassen, and Michelle Walker
Grade Level: 9-12
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Marketing Dynamics, 3rd Edition
Marketing Dynamics provides a well-rounded introduction to the four Ps—product, price, place, and promotion. Other essential topics, such as marketing research and target market identification, are also covered. College and career readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are incorporated. Related activities provide students an opportunity to create a personal portfolio for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities. Career Ready Practices are also included.
  • DECA activities are included in each of the 33 chapters to support leadership development.
  • An ongoing marketing plan provides a project-based hands-on learning activity that builds at the end of each unit (data files are posted on the student companion website).
  • The text supports student preparation for the A•S•K Institute's Fundamental Marketing Concepts certification exam.
Nutrition and Wellness
Guide to Good Food, 13th Edition
By: Velda L. Largen and Deborah L. Bence
Grade Level: 9-12
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Guide to Good Food, 13th Edition
Guide to Good Food provides an in-depth look at how to select, store, prepare, and serve nutritious, appealing dishes. Menus and recipes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and nutritional analyses are included. Food-related careers are profiled in every chapter, and Career Success features are found throughout.
  • Healthful lifestyles are supported by the inclusion of MyPlate and the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Students can explore the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries in the Foods of the World section.
  • Math, food science, and social studies are introduced into the curriculum through features and activities.
Parenting Skills
Parents and Their Children, 8th Edition
By: Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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Parents and Their Children, 8th Edition
Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards. The text explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes through the lifespan as children grow. Conception, pregnancy, and prenatal development and care are discussed with an emphasis on abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Features throughout the text engage students in real-life parenting situations. College and career readiness activities are included.
  • Child development theories are linked to practical parenting applications.
  • Careers related to parenting, children, and families are highlighted.
  • A correlation to the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education Area of Study 15.0 Parenting is available in the Teacher's Edition.
Personal and Family Finance
Foundations of Personal Finance, 9th Edition
By: Sally R. Campbell and Robert L. Dansby
Grade Level: 9-14
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Foundations of Personal Finance, 9th Edition
Foundations of Personal Finance prepares students to be responsible for their own money management and become financially capable individuals. Principles of personal finance and economic concepts are presented in an easy-to-understand format. Each chapter in this new edition is revised to reflect the latest in personal finance trends and information.
  • Complete coverage of basic financial literacy topics provide a well-rounded foundation for financial literacy.
  • Career clusters are featured to provide awareness of the multitude of career choices available for students.
  • Aligns with the National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.
Personal Development
Exploring Life and Career: Introduction to Social Health, 7th Edition
By: Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D. and Deborah Tippett, Ph.D.
Grade Level: 6-9
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Exploring Life and Career: Introduction to Social Health, 7th Edition
Exploring Life and Career is an introductory, comprehensive text of short, easy-to-follow sections that are designed to help young teens learn about themselves and develop personal success skills. Included are topics such as interactions with others, food and clothing, and career options. Age-appropriate social issues, particularly those involved with technology and sustainability, are addressed. All 16 career clusters are summarized with other work-related content.
  • Special features relate content to academic skills, financial literacy, health and safety, the environment, or community involvement.
  • Hands-on FCCLA projects, which can be expanded for competitive events, are found in every chapter.
  • An appendix on self-care describes situations students may face when left without adult supervision, providing an outlet for discussion and guidance.
Teaching Assisting
Lifespan Development
By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-14
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Lifespan Development
Lifespan Development is designed to help your students understand human growth and development across the lifespan. The contents of this text show that even though not all people are alike, they do go through similar stages of development. Young children learn to walk, talk, spell, jump, and tell jokes. Teens learn to become more independent. Adults take on more responsibilities for themselves and others. Throughout the lifespan, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. The text also includes strategies that promote lifespan health and wellness.
  • Students will learn about the developmental theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, Kohlberg, and beyond.
  • A unit is dedicated to career preparation and opportunities that address career paths in human services and in education and training.
  • Special features throughout the text cover cultural diversity, health, and safety. Case studies are also included in each chapter.
Teaching Assisting
Teaching, 2nd Edition
By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-14
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Teaching, 2nd Edition
Teaching helps students, the teachers of tomorrow, explore the world of education. Besides investigating teaching as a profession, students will develop an understanding of the different types of learners they will encounter in the classroom. This includes how humans develop physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially as all of these impact the instructional methods used. The educational system, both past and present, is reviewed along with the responsibilities that come with employment.
  • Students receive a full introduction to the role and duties of a teacher, including planning, instructional methods, assessment, and classroom management.
  • Activities guide students in creating their own portfolios comprised of lesson plans, classroom rule sets, and other teaching-related materials.
  • This is the only textbook available for high school students planning a teaching career.
Television Production
Television Production & Broadcast Journalism, 2nd Edition
By: Phillip L. Harris
Grade Level: 8-14
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Television Production & Broadcast Journalism, 2nd Edition
Television Production & Broadcast Journalism prepares students to work in the industry by providing an overview of the equipment, job responsibilities, and techniques involved with both studio and remote location work. The activities and processes involved with each phase of production are presented. Broadcast journalism coverage includes ethics and news judgment, newswriting, and conducting interviews.
  • The content provides students the technical skills necessary to enter the industry as a production assistant.
  • A strong emphasis is placed on vocabulary and the correct use of technical terms to prepare students to speak the language of the industry.
  • STEM and Academic Activities relate content to other disciplines, including science, math, language arts, and social science.
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