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Exploring Life and Career: Introduction to Social Health, 7th Edition

By: Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D. and Deborah Tippett, Ph.D.
ISBN: 978-1-63126-205-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2017
Subject: FCS Comprehensive
Description
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.
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Text 448 978-1-63126-205-0 $93.28
Exploring Life and Career: Introduction to Social Health is an introductory, comprehensive text of short, easy-to-follow sections that are designed to help young teens learn about themselves and develop skills for success. Topics include interpersonal relationships and communication, 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 career-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.
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Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63126-207-4 $108.00
The Online Student Center offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this companion website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and concept organizers are examples of the included content.
Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63126-209-8 $152.00
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Student Center 6yr. Classroom Subscription.
Workbook 978-1-63126-206-7 $22.00
The Workbook is organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help students review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Teacher's Edition 480 978-1-63126-210-4 $128.00 *
The Teacher's Edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction. Discussion topics, enrichment opportunities, additional notes, and activities for vocabulary, research, and student reflection are given.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-63126-211-1 $260.00 *
This Teacher's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher's Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Teacher's Edition. A PDF version of the Teacher’s Edition with bookmarks and search capabilities.
  • Unit Projects. In-depth projects with teacher instructions and student worksheets in PDF format.
  • Answer Keys. Textbook, Workbook, and Teacher’s Resources Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.

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Windows®
: Intel Pentium dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer, allow active content, and Adobe Reader (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM, Safari, allow active content, and Adobe Reader (free download).
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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-213-5 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView Assessment Suite includes the ExamView Test Generator, ExamView Test Manager, and ExamView Test Player. This product includes 13 test banks with a total of 1250 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®
: Windows 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64 bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 978-1-63126-214-2 $240.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 13 chapters, comprising over 1020 slides of instructional material.

The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®:Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 256MB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-212-8 $528.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, teacher's edition, answer keys, lesson plans, reproducible masters, presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
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Previous Edition
Exploring Life and Career, 6th Edition
Table of Contents

Unit 1 You and Others
1. Learning About You
2. Learning About Children
Unit 2 You—A Manager
3. Making Decisions
4. Managing Daily Living
5. Managing Your Living Space
6. Managing Your Environment
Unit 3 You and Food
7. The Foods You Eat
8. Planning Meals
9. You in the Kitchen
Unit 4 You and Your Clothes
10. Buying and Caring for Clothes
11. Learning to Sew
Unit 5 The World of Work
12. Learning About Work
13. Preparing for Work
Look Inside
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Comprehensive)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Comprehensive)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Comprehensive)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 5.1 MB)
Mobile Companion Website
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View Site (m.g-wlearning.com, FCS Comprehensive)
Companion Website
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View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, FCS Comprehensive)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
PDF
National Standards (PDF, 96 KB)
Florida
PDF
Personal Development (PDF, 282 KB)
South Carolina
Tennessee
About the Author(s)

Martha Dunn-Strohecker, Ph.D. - professional background includes secondary and higher education teaching, public management practice, and community service in nonprofit and religious organizations. Martha's extensive career combines family and consumer sciences, community nutrition, and public service focused on helping individuals and families use their resources more effectively and efficiently.

Martha presently serves as a consultant in management and diversity training. Among her numerous honors, she received Ohio State University's highest award, the Centennial Award, and also Ohio State's Outstanding Leadership Recognition for services to families. Further, she has been listed in Who's Who of American Women, and received volunteer service awards from Goodwill Industries and the American Red Cross. Martha is presently a faculty member in Gerontology at North Shore Community College where she developed the first online course in gerontology. She also does freelance writing, consulting work in management, and diversity training.

Deborah Tippett, Ph.D. - background includes 12 years as a family and consumer sciences teacher at the middle school level and as a teacher educator at both the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and at Meredith College. She is currently a professor and Department Head of the Human Environmental Sciences Department at Meredith College. She has published research and presented workshops and courses on middle school family and consumer sciences.

Dr. Tippett served as a national officer of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association, the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, and the U.S./International Federation of Home Economics. She has won such awards as honorary membership on North Carolina's FCCLA, the Professional of the Year of the North Carolina Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Presidential Award for Outstanding Service at Meredith College, and the Excellence in Teaching Award at Meredith College. As a public school teacher, she was recognized as the local, county, and regional teacher of the year. She is listed in Who's Who in Education and Who's Who of American Women.