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Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies
Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems
By: J.P. Hancock, Don W. Edgar Ph.D., Michael L. Pate Ph.D., Lori A. Dyer, and W. Brian Hoover Ph.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems
Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems presents focused, technically accurate coverage of all major skilled trade disciplines in agricultural contexts, including construction, electricity, welding, and power systems. In addition, the text provides a wealth of information and resources on careers in agricultural mechanics and promotes a deep understanding of supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs) and career development events (CDEs). Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems has been designed to support the Power, Structural, and Technical Systems Career Pathway within the National AFNR Career Cluster Content Standards and has been correlated with selected state standards.
  • The chapter Trends and Emerging Technologies introduces students to the many high-tech applications of agriculture and agricultural mechanics, including geographic information systems (GIS), telematics, sustainable energy sources, precision agriculture, wireless sensor networks, and the use of drones.
  • A chapter on safety and extensive "Safety Notes" cultivate a safety-first mindset and drive home the point that safe work habits are needed in every domain of agricultural mechanics and technology.
  • Reading and writing skills are developed by the careful definition and use of technical terms, by "Before You Read" guidance provided at the start of every chapter, and by "Communicating about Ag Mechanics" exercises at the end of every chapter.
  • "Hands-on Agriculture" and "STEM and Academic Activities" provide engaging, inquiry-based learning activities for students and provide a bridge between theory and practice.
  • To highlight safe, correct, and current practices, high-quality photographs and line art accompany text descriptions on nearly every page of the text.
Anatomy and 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.
Architectural Design I
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 12th Edition
By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D., W. Scott Thomas, M. Ed., MCCTE, and Joan C. Kicklighter
Grade Level: 9-14
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Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 12th Edition
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design provides comprehensive instruction for preparing architectural working drawings using traditional and computer-based methods. The text also serves as a reference for design and construction principles and methods. Its highly effective format organizes content around the design-building process, making the text easy to understand and appealing to students.

Coverage on green building technology, sustainable design, and building information modeling (BIM) complements foundational learning. Each chapter includes objectives, key terms, Internet resources, review questions, and suggested activities for individuals or small groups.
  • Step-by-step drafting procedures provide hands-on practice for making drawings using manual drafting and CADD methods.
  • New Parametric Modeling features cover methods and techniques for creating a 3D parametric model of a building.
  • End-of-chapter activities challenge students to use residential design principles and problem-solving skills.
Audio/Video Production I
Television Production & Broadcast Journalism, 3rd Edition
By: Phillip L. Harris and Gil Garcia
Grade Level: 9-12
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Television Production & Broadcast Journalism, 3rd Edition
Television Production & Broadcast Journalism provides students with basic technical skills necessary to enter the television production industry as a production assistant, and introduces broadcast journalism theory. The text provides an overview of the equipment, job responsibilities, and techniques involved in both traditional studio production and remote location work. The activities and processes involved in each phase of production are presented and reinforced with realistic examples, numerous photos showing students in actual production situations, and engaging student activities.

Broadcast journalism coverage includes ethics and news judgment, types of stories, news writing, preparing news packages, and conducting interviews. The broadcast journalism topics address skills and qualities required in the industry, but also incorporate classroom-appropriate standards and practices.
Automotive Basics
Modern Automotive Technology, 9th Edition
By: James E. Duffy
Grade Level: 9-14
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Modern Automotive Technology, 9th Edition
Modern Automotive Technology, supports career readiness for those wishing to pursue a job in the automotive industry. Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, it details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. Student-focused content is presented using a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid technology and direct gasoline injection, helps prepare students to service and repair today's complex vehicles. Modern Automotive Technology is also a perfect reference for those preparing for the ASE automobile certification tests.
  • Organized around the ASE automobile test areas and correlated to the 2013 NATEF Task List (MLR, AST, and MAST).
  • Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color images help students learn quickly and easily.
  • Strong emphasis on electricity and electronics provides students with a thorough understanding of this key topic.
Automotive Technology I: Maintenance and Light Repair
Modern Automotive Technology, 9th Edition
By: James E. Duffy
Grade Level: 9-14
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Modern Automotive Technology, 9th Edition
Modern Automotive Technology, supports career readiness for those wishing to pursue a job in the automotive industry. Organized around the ASE automobile test areas, it details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. Student-focused content is presented using a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually to complex diagnostic and service procedures. Thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including hybrid technology and direct gasoline injection, helps prepare students to service and repair today's complex vehicles. Modern Automotive Technology is also a perfect reference for those preparing for the ASE automobile certification tests.
  • Organized around the ASE automobile test areas and correlated to the 2013 NATEF Task List (MLR, AST, and MAST).
  • Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color images help students learn quickly and easily.
  • Strong emphasis on electricity and electronics provides students with a thorough understanding of this key topic.
Basic Collision Repair and Refinishing
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd Edition
By: Michael Crandell
Grade Level: 9-14
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Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd Edition
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, written by an ASE-Certified Master Collision Repair Technician, details the latest techniques in the field, in addition to traditional procedures. Content is organized around the ASE Collision Repair and Refinish Certification Tests (B Series)in order to provide students and experienced technicians an exam preparation tool. This comprehensive textbook includes an extensive chapter on estimating, providing instruction on this critical task. It also details repair techniques for mechanical systems, such as brake systems and cooling systems.
  • Correlates to the 2013 NATEF Collision Repair Task List
  • Features 200 new photos, illustrations, and charts
  • Includes a new chapter on fasteners, plus expanded coverage of aluminum panel repair and waterborne paint application
  • "Green Features" focus on environmental topics, such as recycling, regulations, and best practices
  • Includes new content on repairing hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Addresses today's new materials, including carbon fiber, carbon fiber reinforced polymers, sealants, adhesives, and sound deadeners
  • A chapter on employment provides students with the guidance they need to find and keep a position within the repair industry
Career Preparation I Foundation
School to Career, 11th Edition
By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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School to Career, 11th Edition
School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide. College and Career Readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included, as well as Career Ready Practices.
  • A Lifespan Plan project-based activity opens each unit to guide students in the creation and evaluation of their own short- and long-term career and life goals.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create personal portfolios for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities.
Career Preparation II Foundation
School to Career, 11th Edition
By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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School to Career, 11th Edition
School to Career provides students with a foundation for creating career goals using the 16 career clusters as a guide. College and Career Readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included, as well as Career Ready Practices.
  • A Lifespan Plan project-based activity opens each unit to guide students in the creation and evaluation of their own short- and long-term career and life goals.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create personal portfolios for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities.
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.
Child Guidance
Working with Young Children, 8th Edition
By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-14
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Working with Young Children, 8th Edition
Working with Young Children introduces students to the field of early childhood education. The text begins by helping students better understand young children and then progresses into developing guidance skills. Child development principles are applied to child care settings. Students also learn how to handle specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children with special needs.
  • All information needed to successfully earn the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is included.
  • Students prepare for the workplace by learning about licensing rules and regulations, different career paths, and safety considerations.
  • Core values and principles from the NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment are highlighted in their own appendix.
Collision Repair
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd Edition
By: Michael Crandell
Grade Level: 9-14
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Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd Edition
Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, written by an ASE-Certified Master Collision Repair Technician, details the latest techniques in the field, in addition to traditional procedures. Content is organized around the ASE Collision Repair and Refinish Certification Tests (B Series)in order to provide students and experienced technicians an exam preparation tool. This comprehensive textbook includes an extensive chapter on estimating, providing instruction on this critical task. It also details repair techniques for mechanical systems, such as brake systems and cooling systems.
  • Correlates to the 2013 NATEF Collision Repair Task List
  • Features 200 new photos, illustrations, and charts
  • Includes a new chapter on fasteners, plus expanded coverage of aluminum panel repair and waterborne paint application
  • "Green Features" focus on environmental topics, such as recycling, regulations, and best practices
  • Includes new content on repairing hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Addresses today's new materials, including carbon fiber, carbon fiber reinforced polymers, sealants, adhesives, and sound deadeners
  • A chapter on employment provides students with the guidance they need to find and keep a position within the repair industry
Commercial Photography I
Photography: Portfolio to Profession, 3rd Edition
By: Jack Klasey
Grade Level: 9-14
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Photography: Portfolio to Profession, 3rd Edition
Photography: Portfolio to Profession teaches the principles and skills required to gain competence in digital and film photography. The tools and techniques of color digital photography are emphasized, and a chapter on development and printing of film images is also included. Individual chapters teach techniques for specific photographic situations, such as action and events, outdoor photography, travel photography, and portrait and studio photography. Portfolio Assignments engage students in creating a variety of images and building their own portfolio. An array of digital teaching resources offer convenient methods to engage students and assess their learning.
  • A new Commercial Photography chapter gives students a thorough understanding of the setup, marketing, and operation of a photography business and teaches the soft skills required to succeed as a photographer.
  • Two “digital darkroom” chapters teach useful image-editing and image-manipulation skills needed to process and enhance images.
  • End-of-chapter questions and activities (Review Questions, Suggested Activities, Critical Thinking questions, and Communicating about Photography activities) reinforce and heighten student understanding of the chapter content.
Construction Technology I
Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition
By: Willis H. Wagner, Howard "Bud" Smith, and Mark W. Huth
Grade Level: 9-14
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Modern Carpentry, 12th Edition
Modern Carpentry provides detailed coverage of all aspects of light construction, including site preparation and layout, foundations, framing and sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior finish, stairs, cabinetry, and finishing. Special topics, such as chimneys, fireplaces, and decks, are also covered. The text familiarizes students with other aspects of the building trades with chapters on plumbing, electrical, and HVACR.
  • Changes for this edition include a new Green Building and Certification Programs chapter, new Thinking Green features, increased coverage of International Residential Code (IRC) and OSHA requirements, and increased safety and rigging content.
  • A career chapter and Construction Careers features throughout the text introduce students to on-the-job success factors, including basic skills, safety, attitudes, and career opportunities.
  • Detailed, step-by-step procedures break down complex operations into easy-to-follow tasks, ensuring student success.
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)
Dollars and Sense
Foundations of Financial Literacy, 10th Edition
By: Sally R. Campbell and Robert L. Dansby
Grade Level: 9-12
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Foundations of Financial Literacy, 10th Edition
Foundations of Financial Literacy provides a comprehensive framework for learning about personal financial literacy. By studying this text, students will learn how to make wise financial decisions that will help them lead a productive life and achieve financial security. College and Career Readiness activities for reading, writing, speaking, and listening are included.
  • You Do the Math activities focus on math skills that are important to understanding personal finance, and a Math Skills Handbook provides a quick reference for basic math functions.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create a personal portfolio for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities.
  • Aligns with the National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.
Engineering Design and Presentation I
Exploring Drafting, 12th Edition
By: John R. Walker, Bernard D. Mathis, and Shauna Ann Scribner
Grade Level: 9-14
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Exploring Drafting, 12th Edition
Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory courses as it stresses fundamental skills while teaching essential manual and CAD drafting skills. The new edition includes coverage of geometric constructions, orthographic projection, and dimensioning practices. Techniques and procedures used in creating multiview drawings, sectional views, auxiliary views, pictorial views, and pattern developments are taught. STEM and employability content and activities are found throughout the text.
  • Content is appropriate for beginning drafting students at any instructional level.
  • The end-of-chapter drawing problems help students build problem-solving skills and practice drafting techniques.
  • The text follows ASME practices and serves as an ADDA approved publication.
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship, 2nd Edition
By: Brenda Clark and Judy Commers
Grade Level: 9-12
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Entrepreneurship, 2nd Edition
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 strategies. 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.
Fashion Design
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 9-12
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Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction is a comprehensive introduction to the worlds of apparel and fashion with updated information and new and improved illustrations and features. Robust digital offerings also accompany this new edition, including a new companion website with e-flash cards, digital graphic organizers, online chapter reviews, and interactive self-assessment quizzes.
  • This edition provides multiple new opportunities for the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Updated STEM features and new STEM-related activities challenge students to apply chapter concepts using these relevant skills.
  • New and updated content about global trends and technology in the apparel and textile industries gives students the most current information. An updated design with attractive new illustrations invites students to engage more easily with the text.
  • In addition to multiple critical thinking, reading, writing, math, technology, science, and speaking activities, new career readiness activities prompt students to apply chapter content to the workplace.
Fashion Design I Lab
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition
By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels
Grade Level: 9-12
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Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction is a comprehensive introduction to the worlds of apparel and fashion with updated information and new and improved illustrations and features. Robust digital offerings also accompany this new edition, including a new companion website with e-flash cards, digital graphic organizers, online chapter reviews, and interactive self-assessment quizzes.
  • This edition provides multiple new opportunities for the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Updated STEM features and new STEM-related activities challenge students to apply chapter concepts using these relevant skills.
  • New and updated content about global trends and technology in the apparel and textile industries gives students the most current information. An updated design with attractive new illustrations invites students to engage more easily with the text.
  • In addition to multiple critical thinking, reading, writing, math, technology, science, and speaking activities, new career readiness activities prompt students to apply chapter content to the workplace.
Floral Design
Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide
By: Pat Diehl Scace and James M. DelPrince
Grade Level: 9-14
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Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide
Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements along with the floriculture industry and its careers. It presents the various types of products used in floral design, before progressing into common floral applications and events. This text is also appropriate for students enrolling in the course for fine arts elective credit.
  • Step-by-step procedures provide clear instruction to develop students' floral design skills using low-cost and commonly available materials.
  • Extensive flower and foliage glossaries include cross-references to both the common and the botanical names in addition to other helpful information.
  • End-of-chapter features, including Activities, Critical Thinking, STEM Activities and Communicating About Floral Design, provide students with the opportunity to connect floral design content to career and college readiness skills.
Food Science
Principles of Food Science, 4th Edition
By: Janet D. Ward and Larry Ward
Grade Level: 9-14
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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.
Health Science Theory
Health Science: Concepts and Applications
By: Jacquelyn Rhine Marshall and Sue C. Roe
Grade Level: 9-12
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Health Science: Concepts and Applications
Health Science: Concepts and Applications provides students with the health science education they need as they begin exploring potential healthcare careers and practicing procedures they will execute on the job. The text covers the academic, professional, and soft skills students will need to succeed in a healthcare career. Coverage of medical math, communication skills, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology allows students to build a strong academic foundation. Students also learn about the healthcare industry today, careers available in each of the five pathways of the Health Science Career Cluster, and strategies for finding and maintaining a job in healthcare. Hands-on healthcare procedures are included to introduce students to the basic practical skills they will use as healthcare professionals.
  • Real Life Scenarios enable students to apply their knowledge to practical, professional challenges.
  • Career Exploration features encourage students to explore various career paths and determine which healthcare careers interest them the most, while self-assessment opportunities guide students to careers that best suit their personal strengths.
  • Background Lessons provide an opportunity for students to review basic concepts before beginning more advanced chapter material.
Horticultural Science
Horticulture Today
By: Jodi Songer Riedel and Elizabeth Driscoll
Grade Level: 9-12
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Horticulture Today
An all-new option for introductory horticulture or plant science courses, Horticulture Today engages students with practical information they can use and hands-on activities they perform. Written by two dynamic agriculture educators, the text provides a contemporary overview of the horticulture industry, plus thorough coverage of plant science, horticultural practices, landscape design and maintenance, and integrated pest management. In developing an appreciation for the diversity and global context of horticulture, Horticulture Today helps students to develop literacy in Green Industry careers as well as the skills they will need to succeed.
  • Abundant STEM Connections within the text place horticulture and plant science in a broader academic context. STEM Connections and Academic Activities at the end of each chapter provide additional reinforcement for students and assessment material for instructors.
  • Reading and critical thinking skills are methodically developed throughout, while special features like Corner Questions pose entertaining and thought-provoking questions that make learning fun.
  • To connect classroom and experiential learning, a dedicated chapter on Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) sets the stage for horticulture as an SAE focus. SAE Opportunities provided at the end of each chapter provide an additional springboard for planning and decision-making.
Human Growth and Development
Lifespan Development, 2nd Edition
By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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Lifespan Development, 2nd Edition
Lifespan Development is the first textbook on this topic to be targeted to the high school student. In it, students learn about the different stages of development that people pass through as they age. From newborn to older adulthood, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. Features covering cultural diversity, health, and safety are included throughout the text. Core Skills activities reinforce writing, speaking, math, and career readiness skills.
  • The developmental theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsy, and Kohlberg are highlighted.
  • A unit is dedicated to career paths in education and training and human services.
  • Case studies are included in every chapter to help students relate classroom learning to the real world.
Interior Design
Housing and Interior Design, 11th Edition
By: Evelyn L. Lewis, Ed.D. and Carolyn Turner Smith, Ph.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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Housing and Interior Design, 11th Edition
Newly revised and reorganized, Housing and Interior Design introduces students to foundational principles and skills characteristic to housing and interiors professions. Geared toward high school students and courses, the text addresses both interior and exterior design and introduces students to the phases of the design process. Concepts include the historical, cultural, governmental, and technological factors that influence housing, along with a discussion of various architectural styles, reading floor plans and architectural documents, and space planning. Students learn about the processes, materials and finishes, construction basics, interior systems, and much more. Green and sustainable design, as well as universal design, are addressed throughout the text.
  • The contents emphasize the knowledge and skills students need for housing and interiors careers through the Architecture & Construction and the Arts, A/V Technology & Communications career clusters and pathways.
  • The practical aspects of choosing housing, such as security, health, and safety, as well as costs and maintenance engages students with their real-world application.
  • Students are encouraged to develop their housing and interior design skills through community service projects and FCCLA activities and competitive events.
Interior Design II
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.
Interpersonal Studies
Interpersonal Relationships
By: Leona Johnson
Grade Level: 9-12
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Interpersonal Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships is an interactive, comprehensive introduction to relationship skills, including relationships among friends, relationships in the family, and relationships in the workplace. With a contemporary, lesson-based organization and look, Interpersonal Relationships is rich with opportunities for real-world application, discussion, and assessment. Case Studies, Getting Started scenarios, and Real-Life Scenarios help students envision chapter concepts and apply chapter skills to their lives. Key terms and academic terms aid students in learning vocabulary. Lesson Comprehension Checks assess student understanding periodically to maximize learning.
  • Numerous features invite students to apply chapter concepts to their own lives and to the lives of people all around the world.
  • Reading Prep, Focus Your Reading, and Think About Your Reading activities prompt students to engage critically with the text.
  • A variety of rich, real-world activities reinforce chapter information and challenge students to analyze and use the information individually and in small groups.
Investigating Careers
Discovering Careers, 9th Edition
By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer, and Richard Van Gulik
Grade Level: 6-8
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Discovering Careers, 9th Edition
Discovering Careers introduces career exploration in conjunction with the 16 career clusters. College and career readiness activities covering writing, speaking, and listening are included, as well as Career Ready Practices.
  • A project-based Personal Achievement Plan guides students in preparing a career plan.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create a personal portfolio.
  • A Math Skills Handbook provides a quick reference for basic math functions.
Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness
Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation, 14th Edition
By: Velda L. Largen and Deborah L. Bence
Grade Level: 9-12
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Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation, 14th Edition
Guide to Good Food: Nutrition and Food Preparation employs current nutrition information to inform students as they learn the roles nutrients play in their health throughout the life cycle. Comprehensive content on food selection, storage, preparation, and service gives students the tools needed to recognize and follow a nutritionally balanced diet, while animations bring content to life. Menus and recipes with easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, and nutritional analyses are also included. Food-related careers are profiled in every chapter.
  • Enhanced visuals program employs infographics and images to emphasize content and improve recall.
  • The Foods of the World section explores the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries.
  • Students can complete and submit review questions digitally, enhancing instructor's assessment of students’ comprehension and reducing paper waste.
Medical Terminology
Introduction to Medical Terminology
By: Linda Stanhope and Kimberly Turnbull
Grade Level: 9-12
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Introduction to Medical Terminology
Introduction to Medical Terminology focuses on the essential concepts of human anatomy and physiology and the common medical terms related to the body systems. Each chapter opens with a patient case study that highlights the real-world application of medical terminology. Using a student-friendly approach, chapter content has been logically organized by medical word parts, an anatomy and physiology overview, and coverage of diseases and conditions, diagnostic procedures, surgical and therapeutic treatments, and drug therapies. Each chapter review includes a variety of classroom-proven activities designed to build and reinforce students' medical terminology skills. The text is supported by colorful, detailed art developed by expert medical illustrators.
  • This text was created specifically for high school teachers and their beginning students.
  • Medical terms are presented in context and dissected into relevant word parts to help beginning students understand the connection between individual word-part meanings and the definitions of terms as a whole.
  • Patient medical record activities and other special features throughout the text provide students with valuable critical-thinking opportunities while engaging them with the content.
Money Matters
Foundations of Financial Literacy, 10th Edition
By: Sally R. Campbell and Robert L. Dansby
Grade Level: 9-12
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Foundations of Financial Literacy, 10th Edition
Foundations of Financial Literacy provides a comprehensive framework for learning about personal financial literacy. By studying this text, students will learn how to make wise financial decisions that will help them lead a productive life and achieve financial security. College and Career Readiness activities for reading, writing, speaking, and listening are included.
  • You Do the Math activities focus on math skills that are important to understanding personal finance, and a Math Skills Handbook provides a quick reference for basic math functions.
  • College and Career Readiness Portfolio activities provide students an opportunity to create a personal portfolio for use when exploring volunteer, education and training, or career opportunities.
  • Aligns with the National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.
Practicum in 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.
Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
By: John S. Rayfield, Kasee L. Smith, Travis D. Park, and D. Barry Croom
Grade Level: 9-12
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Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
This comprehensive new text welcomes today's learners to the diverse and exciting world of agriscience and prepares them for more advanced courses. Written by leaders in agriculture education, Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources provides a fresh, visual, and highly applied introduction to the systems and concepts that define modern agriculture, including food systems and natural resources. Reading and critical thinking skills are developed by several features in each lesson, including “Before You Read,” “Analyze and Apply,” and “Thinking Critically.” All of these challenge learners to research topics in depth and to apply what they have learned.
  • STEM Connections appear frequently within lessons and challenge learners to apply AFNR concepts more generally.
  • Students can explore the various types of supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs) and the use of the Agricultural Experience Tracker (AET).
  • The text provides practical information on building leadership, communication, and parliamentary procedure skills.
Principles of Applied Engineering
Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers, 2nd Edition
By: Ryan A. Brown, Joshua W. Brown, and Michael Berkeihiser
Grade Level: 9-12
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Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers, 2nd Edition
Engineering Fundamentals: Design, Principles, and Careers provides a complete introduction to the field, starting with the design process and then reviewing, in-depth, ten 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.
  • New Environmental Engineering chapter includes material on the profession and the principles associated with the discipline.
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
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.
Principles of Education and Training
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.
Principles of Health Science
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.
Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality Services, 4th Edition
By: Johnny Sue Reynolds, Ph.D. and Dorothy Chase
Grade Level: 9-12
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Hospitality Services, 4th Edition
Hospitality Services introduces students to the five segments of the hospitality industry—food and beverage, lodging, travel, tourism, and recreation. The business aspects of these areas are covered, including hospitality management, human resources, accounting, sales, and marketing. Additionally, the roles, responsibilities, and required skills of individuals choosing hospitality as a career path are included.
  • Career planning chapters lead students through researching careers, succeeding in the workplace, and starting their own businesses.
  • Customer service and industry-wide technology are discussed throughout the text.
  • Hospitality Ethics and Going Green features address industry hot topics. Profiles spotlight successful hospitality professionals to inspire students and demonstrate career options.
Principles of Human Services
Principles of Human Services
By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
Grade Level: 9-12
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Principles of Human Services
Principles of Human Services is an introductory text designed specifically for high school students interested in learning about occupations in the field of human services. The text focuses on the five career pathways within the human services career cluster. Human services related careers in food and nutrition, clothing, and housing are also included. This student-friendly text provides a look at the aptitudes, attitudes, and skills; education and training; and specialized knowledge needed to succeed in a wide variety of human services careers. Students can also discover which careers are expected to experience growth in the future. A wide variety of activities provide built-in opportunities for discussion, higher-order thinking, and collaborative learning.
  • Career Spotlight features give students a closer look at human services careers from the perspective of professionals in the field.
  • Pathway to Success hands-on activities provide opportunities for students to build skills and learn best practices they can apply to their everyday lives now and in the future.
  • Case Studies capture students' interest with real-life scenarios and follow-up questions to involve students in class discussion.
Principles of 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.
Professional Communications
Professional Communication
By: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Grade Level: 9-12
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Professional Communication
Professional Communication helps meet the challenges of today's digital world, where communication is more important than ever. The basics of writing, speaking, listening, and reading are carefully interwoven into each chapter, enabling the application of English/language arts skills in context. Contemporary topics, such as technical writing and writing for social media, integrate the writing process and digital techniques to develop expertise that is needed for the workplace. Portfolio development activities provide an opportunity to create a personal portfolio to use when applying for college, a community service position, or a job.
  • The correlation of Professional Communication to Precision Exams Business Communication exams prepares students for certification testing.
  • Communication videos bring the content to life and illustrate how professional communication skills are used in the real world.
  • Digital citizenship is explained in detail to prepare students for professional responsibilities in school and in a career.
  • Exploring Communication Careers examines a wide variety of opportunities in the Arts, A/V & Communication career cluster.
Small Engine Technology I
Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition
By: Alfred C. Roth, Blake J. Fisher, and W. Scott Gauthier
Grade Level: 9-14
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Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition
Small Gas Engines explores the principles of small gasoline engine design, construction, and operation. It also presents a detailed overview of small engine maintenance, troubleshooting, rebuilding, and repair. In addition, this comprehensive textbook includes extensive coverage of outdoor power equipment applications and the specialized service procedures related to each type of equipment.
  • A variety of engine types from a wide range of manufacturers are presented.
  • Career content includes information on Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) certification.
  • The Small Gas Engines Workbook has sample EETC certification tests for Two-Stroke Engines and Four-Stroke Engines.
Video Game Design
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.
Welding I
Welding Fundamentals, 5th Edition
By: William A. Bowditch, Kevin E. Bowditch, and Mark A. Bowditch
Grade Level: 9-14
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Welding Fundamentals, 5th Edition
Welding Fundamentals is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the underlying theory and skills required for successful welding, with a strong emphasis on safety. It provides all of the information needed to help students develop proficiency with the most common welding processes (including GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, and oxyfuel welding), thermal cutting, basic print reading and weld symbology, and joint design and fit up. The text also introduces students to weld inspection and testing.
  • Covers all of the key indicators for AWS SENSE Level-1 certification, so the book can be used in all courses leading to SENSE Level-1 certification.
  • The book is designed so that sections of the book can be taught in any order, making the book easily adaptable to any course.
  • The book is heavily illustrated with clear, well-lighted photos and engaging full-color illustrations to hold students' interest and help them learn.
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