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6-12 Education College & Career

Learning for Earning, 6th Edition

By: John A. Wanat, E. Weston Pfeiffer, and Richard Van Gulik
ISBN: 978-1-59070-946-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2009
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 6-9
Description
Learning for Earning presents the skills students need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. The 16 career clusters, with career pathways and options, are presented to give students a comprehensive overview of careers. This exciting design of the text, along with Key Concepts, Check Your Reading questions, and Community Connections and Making a Difference features engage student interest and attention. The text includes a running glossary to highlight new terms presented in the chapters. End-of-chapter activities that focus on building career skills include the following topics:
  • Building Academic Skills
  • Building Technology Skills
  • Building Career Knowledge and Skills
  • Building Workplace Skills
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
Products Pages ISBN Retail Price School Price Order Quantity
Text 526 978-1-59070-946-7 $68.64 $51.48
Learning for Earning presents the skills students need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. The 16 career clusters, with career pathways and options, are presented to give students a comprehensive overview of careers. This exciting new design of the text, along with Key Concepts, Check Your Reading questions, and Community Connections and Making a Difference features engage student interest and attention. The text includes a running glossary to highlight new terms presented in the chapters.
Student Workbook 162 978-1-59070-948-1 $17.28 $12.96
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. 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 558 978-1-59070-947-4 $92.00 $69.00 *
Presents a variety of instructional strategies in the margins of each page that are intended to guide you in reviewing and reinforcing the chapter content. Related Web sites are often cited along with technology applications and cross-curricular ideas. It also provides discussion topics, enrichment activities, assessment techniques, and correlations to the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.
Teacher's Annotated Workbook 162 978-1-59070-949-8 $44.00 $33.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Teacher's Resource Guide 338 978-1-59070-950-4 $96.00 $72.00 *
Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including bulletin board ideas, introductory activities, suggested teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, reproducible masters, transparency masters, and much more. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.
Teacher's Resource Portfolio 370 978-1-59070-951-1 $160.00 $120.00 *
Portfolios provide all the instructional material from the Teacher's Resource Guide, plus color transparencies, all in a convenient three-ring binder. G-W Portfolios have handles and Velcro closures to make them easier to carry between classrooms, office, and home.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-59070-952-8 $212.00 $159.00 *
Provides all of the instructional resources contained in the printed Teacher's Resource Portfolio on one easy-to-use CD. With this CD, you will have instant access to hundreds of useful instructional resources, ready to print, as you need them. All of the color transparencies and blackline reproducible masters are presented in a PowerPoint format for easy classroom use. Related Web links allow you to immediately connect to numerous online resources. Also included are the Teacher's Edition and lesson plans that you can quickly customize to make daily lesson planning easy.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 890 test questions 978-1-59070-953-5 $200.00 $150.00 *
The ExamView Software includes the Test Generator, Test Manager, and Test Player. You can quickly and easily create tests from a bank of hundreds of questions relating to the content in the student textbook. ExamView gives you the ability to edit existing questions, add new questions, and print multiple versions of the same test. You can also manage your class roster, administer and score online tests, and automatically score paper tests. Tests may be published for LAN-based testing or be packaged for online testing using WebCT, Blackboard, or ANGEL. It's also compatible with electronic whiteboards.

System Requirements
Windows:
120 MHz Pentium II or compatible processor; Windows 2000/XP (or a more recent version); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 32 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Macintosh: 120 MHz Power Macintosh; OS X (10.2 and later); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 28 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 1017 slides 978-1-59070-954-2 $133.28 $99.96 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 31 chapters, comprising over 1017 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Site License 1017 slides 978-1-59070-955-9 $399.84 $299.88 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 31 chapters, comprising over 1017 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Companion Website       View Site
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
Career Success: The Attitude Advantage, 2nd Edition
Table of Contents

Part One: Exploring the World of Work
1. The Importance of Work
2. The Changing Workplace
3. The Law in the Workplace
Part Two: Exploring Career Options
4. Learning About Careers
5. Types of Careers
6. A Business of Your Own
Part Three: Making Plans for Career Success
7. Learning About Yourself
8. Making Decisions
9. Options for Education and Training
10. Making a Career Plan
Part Four: Acquiring Workplace Skills
11. Job Search Skills
12. Interviewing Skills
13. Good Employee Skills
14. Being a Team Player
15. Keeping Safety First
16. Handling Changes in Job Status
Part Five: Developing Personal Skills for Job Success
17. Basic Skills for Job Success
18. Time Management and Study Skills
19. Communication Skills
20. Your Appearance
21. Good Health and Job Success
22. Developing Leadership Skills
Part Six: Managing Your Money
23. Paychecks and Taxes
24. Budgets
25. Checking Accounts
26. Savings
27. Credit
28. Insurance
Part Seven: Growing Toward Independence
29. A Place to Live
30. Transportation
31. Being a Responsible Citizen
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 1 (PDF, 832 KB)
PDF
Chapter 5 (PDF, 1.40 MB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 6.65 MB)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Career Education)
Correlations
Alabama
Arkansas
 
Career Guidance, Grades 7-8
 
Career Orientation, Grades 6-8
 
JAG Apprenticeship/Work-Based Learning, Grades 6-8
Kentucky
 
Career Choices, Grades 6-9
Louisiana
PDF
Journey to Careers (PDF, 281 KB)
About the Author(s)

John A. Wanat - is executive director of the Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities, and Veterans' Interment and author of numerous textbooks, articles, and audiovisual materials. Previously he managed several New Jersey State Department of Education bureaus and implemented a statewide program that found jobs for 10,000 high school graduates not bound for college. Wanat's career has included coordinating degree and nondegree programs for the Center for Occupational Education at Jersey City State College. He also has served as vice president of a security training institute, director of an adult learning center, and publisher/editor of two national education magazines.

E. Weston Pfeiffer - provides consulting services to major corporations, the World Bank, and numerous education agencies. Pfeiffer began his career as a teacher, then joined the New Jersey Department of Education's Division of Vocational Education. There he was state supervisor of cooperative industrial education, lead program specialist for trade and industrial education, and state director for apprentice training. Recently Pfeiffer has served as advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor on technical and vocational training programs in Europe and the Middle East. He is a founding member of the Cooperative Work Experience Education Association.

Richard Van Gulik - is assistant director for curriculum at Withlacoochee Technical Institute. Previously he was superintendent of Hunterdon County Polytech and principal of Salem County Vocational School. While he was principal, Salem County Vocational School was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the top 10 vocational programs in the nation. Van Gulik also served as program specialist in trade and industrial education for New Jersey's Department of Education. He is a leader in initiating programs that address the employment needs of his county and in creating school-to-career and mentoring opportunities for students in vocational programs.