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Apparel I
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 10th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 10th Edition
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction is designed to help students understand the role of apparel in their lives and the lives of others. Students will learn about the textile and apparel industry from the U.S. and global viewpoint, the latest trends in fashion and apparel, the impact of fashion design on the industry, and a focus on career opportunities in textiles and apparel. In addition, students will also learn how to make the best decisions regarding the selection and care of apparel and how to construct apparel. This new edition also includes the following:
  • New chapters on fashion design and entrepreneurship.
  • Updated information on the textile industry, online shopping trends, apparel care products and equipment, and redesigning and recycling apparel.
  • Emphasis on the elements and principles of design as they relate to apparel.
  • Discussion on the cultural, societal, environmental, economic, and technological influences on textiles and apparel.
  • A wealth of chapter review materials—Think Critically, Apparel Applications, Academic Connections, Workplace Links, and FCCLA—that help students apply text concepts.
Culinary Arts and Hospitality I
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
The Culinary Professional provides the comprehensive instruction students need to be successful in a culinary arts career. It covers culinary techniques in addition to the identification of foods and equipment used in a professional kitchen and the knowledge and skills needed to manage a foodservice operation. Career readiness activities and multiple features, including ethics, prepare students for the workplace. College and career readiness content is included. The text is adaptable to courses of any length.
  • Techniques are explained step-by-step to facilitate student mastery of essential skills.
  • New chapters address current topics: Sustainability in the Kitchen and Analyzing Cuisines.
  • The text corresponds to the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation standards for Secondary/Vocational Culinary Arts Programs.
Culinary Arts and Hospitality II
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
The Culinary Professional provides the comprehensive instruction students need to be successful in a culinary arts career. It covers culinary techniques in addition to the identification of foods and equipment used in a professional kitchen and the knowledge and skills needed to manage a foodservice operation. Career readiness activities and multiple features, including ethics, prepare students for the workplace. College and career readiness content is included. The text is adaptable to courses of any length.
  • Techniques are explained step-by-step to facilitate student mastery of essential skills.
  • New chapters address current topics: Sustainability in the Kitchen and Analyzing Cuisines.
  • The text corresponds to the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation standards for Secondary/Vocational Culinary Arts Programs.
Engineering and Design
Engineering Fundamentals
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Engineering Fundamentals
Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers provides a complete introduction to the field, starting with the design process and then reviewing, in-depth, nine of the top disciplines. For each discipline, career options, educational requirements, basic math and science principles, and real-world applications are presented. The content fully supports STEM initiatives and an activity-based curriculum.
  • The text is appropriate for all levels of students as technical content is presented in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Students learn methods to identify problems, brainstorm, and develop solutions.
  • It correlates to college and career readiness state standards for math and to Next Generation Science Standards.
Entrepreneurship I
Entrepreneurship
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
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.
Entrepreneurship II
Entrepreneurship
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
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.
Exploring Life Skills
Exploring Life and Career, 6th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Exploring Life and Career, 6th Edition
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.
Exploring Life Skills
Preparing for Life and Career, 7th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
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Preparing for Life and Career, 7th Edition
Preparing for Life and Career is a comprehensive text that gives students the tools they need to develop skills they can use throughout their lives and careers. Content is organized into 27 chapters presented as short, easy-to-read sections. New photos and charts stimulate interest in learning more. Each chapter contains several new features that reinforce life skills, academic skills, and “green living.” Interesting questions are posed throughout the text to encourage critical thinking and problem solving.

Preparing for Life and Career includes the following 8 units:
  • Unit 1, Your Development and Relationships, shows students how to build selfconcepts and become independent adults. Students also learn how to deal with family challenges and peer pressure.
  • Unit 2, Managing Your Life, introduces management and planning processes as well as decision-making skills. Students learn how to manage their resources— time, energy, money, technology—to achieve their goals. A new section addresses environmental responsibility.
  • Unit 3, Managing Your Career, provides content that helps students research careers and apply for jobs. They learn about the employability skills needed to be successful on the job.
  • Unit 4, Understanding Children and Parenting, helps students learn how to care for children and become responsible babysitters.
  • Unit 5, Your Health and Nutrition, focuses on staying fit and making healthful choices.
  • Unit 6, Preparing Meals and Dining Out, shows students how to plan and prepare nutritious meals based on MyPlate.
  • Unit 7, The Clothes You Wear, addresses proper clothing care. Students develop basic sewing skills they can use to sew easy designs and make wardrobe repairs.
  • Unit 8, Housing and Transportation, helps students learn universal design concepts to address housing needs for all ages. Information is also included to help you teach students how to buy and safely operate their first car.
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Marketing & Merchandising, 4th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
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.
Foods II - Technology
Principles of Food Science, 4th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Principles of Food Science, 4th Edition
Principles of Food Science demonstrates how the laws of science are at work in producing, processing, preparing, preserving, and metabolizing food. Students learn how cooking, health, and storage tips connect science basics to daily food encounters. The text covers the basic laws of chemistry, microbiology, and physics as they are applied to food components and complex food systems. Students learn scientific facts and principles that can be applied to a future food science career and as to more-creative, nutritious home cooking. The requirements and opportunities for obtaining a food science career are explored as well as the impact of this career path on local, national, and global economies.
  • Numerous lab experiments help students apply basic math and technical writing skills to real-world food problems.
  • The value of different types of evaluations—scientific vs. sensory—are examined, with applications to school lab experiments and commercial food product development.
  • Lessons emphasize the importance of lab safety, teamwork, attention to detail, and high ethical standards.
Game Art and Design
Video Game Design Foundations, 2nd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
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.
Hospitality & Tourism
Hospitality Services, 3rd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
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.
Interior Design I
Housing and Interior Design, 10th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Housing and Interior Design, 10th Edition
Housing and Interior Design is the perfect choice for introducing students to the fascinating world of housing and interior design. With a striking design and beautiful illustrations, this teaching package helps students examine housing needs and choices, the basic principles of interior design and design presentation, and opportunities in a wide range of housing and interior design careers. In addition, the text:
  • Examines historical, cultural, and technological influences on housing and interiors.
  • Addresses architectural styles and housing types along with universal design for all people.
  • Introduces the elements and principles of design and their indoor and outdoor applications. Also presents the phases of the design process.
  • Highlights green and sustainable design and ecological issues in the Green Choices features.
  • Includes a wealth of chapter review materials that help students apply text concepts, including Think Critically, Community Links, Academic Connections, Technology Applications, Design Practice, and FCCLA.
Intro to Culinary Arts & Hospitality
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
The Culinary Professional, 2nd Edition
The Culinary Professional provides the comprehensive instruction students need to be successful in a culinary arts career. It covers culinary techniques in addition to the identification of foods and equipment used in a professional kitchen and the knowledge and skills needed to manage a foodservice operation. Career readiness activities and multiple features, including ethics, prepare students for the workplace. College and career readiness content is included. The text is adaptable to courses of any length.
  • Techniques are explained step-by-step to facilitate student mastery of essential skills.
  • New chapters address current topics: Sustainability in the Kitchen and Analyzing Cuisines.
  • The text corresponds to the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation standards for Secondary/Vocational Culinary Arts Programs.
Marketing
Marketing Dynamics, 3rd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
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.
Personal Finance
Foundations of Personal Finance, 9th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
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®.
Technology Design and Innovation
Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering, 3rd Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
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.
Technology Design and Innovation
Technology: Engineering Our World, 7th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Technology: Engineering Our World, 7th Edition
Designed for use in middle school introductory technology education courses, Technology: Engineering Our World contains a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math integration. It also helps student understand design processes and how to communicate their designs. In addition, Technology: Engineering Our World covers the impacts of technology on the environment and highlight things students can do to make a difference.
  • Textbook covers all middle school objectives from the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  • Reading Target activities help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Application features provide activities to strengthen student skill in these areas.
  • Think Green features help students make environmentally friendly decisions.
  • Review questions, critical thinking questions, activities, and STEM applications 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 more than 100 skill-building and group activities. A comprehensive Teacher's Resource CD, with additional activities, teaching suggestions, and reproducible masters, is also available to supplement this edition. Other supplements include an Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint CD and EXAMVIEW Assessment Suite.
Technology Engineering & Design
Technology & Engineering, 6th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 7-12
Correlation
Technology & Engineering, 6th Edition
Technology & Engineering will help students realize how technology affects people and the world in which we live. Numerous illustrations and easy-to-read text enable understanding of how people use technology and why technological systems work the way they do. Student-friendly features, such as Tomorrow's Technology Today, Technology Explained, Academic Connections, STEM Connections, Think Green, and Career Corners, provide numerous practical examples of the impacts of technology on our world. This edition of the book contains information on automation and robotics, digital photography, digital signals, and job skills and employment. The book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  • Strategic Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history and communication.
  • Think Green features connect chapter content to environmental issues
  • Technology Explained features highlight and discuss a variety of current technologies.
  • Career Corner presents information about careers related to various technological fields.
  • Test Your Knowledge questions, and STEM applications are included at the end of each chapter.
In addition to the text, the teaching package includes a Tech Lab Workbook with material relating to the activities in the text. Other supplements include an Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint CD and an EXAMVIEW Assessment Suite CD.
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