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School to Career, 10th Edition

School to Career, 10th Edition
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By: J.J. Littrell, Ed.D., James H. Lorenz, Ed.D., and Harry T. Smith, Ed.D.

ISBN: 978-1-61960-304-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2014
Subject: Career Education
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $98.00
School Price: $73.50


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. Career Ready Practices are also included.
  • 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.
  • Aligns with the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy®.

Previous Edition
School to Career, 9th Edition

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Career Exploration
  1. Making the Transition from School to Career
  2. Understanding Work-Based Learning
  3. What Your Employer Expects

Unit 2: The Job Hunt
  4. Finding and Applying for a Job
  5. Taking Preemployment Tests
  6. Interviewing for Jobs

Unit 3: Skills for Success
  7. Teamwork and Problem-Solving Skills
  8. Communication on the Job
  9. Math in the Workplace
10. Using Technology in Your Career
11. Looking Good on the Job
12. Safety on the Job
13. Leadership and Group Dynamics
14. Participating in Meetings
Unit 4: Career Planning
15. Learning About Yourself
16. Learning About Careers
17. Making Career Decisions

Unit 5: Job Satisfaction
18. Succeeding on the Job
19. Diversity and Workplace Rights
20. Succeeding in Our Economic System
21. Entrepreneurship: A Business of Your Own

Unit 6: Managing Your Income
22. Understanding Income Taxes
23. Managing Spending
24. Using Credit
25. Banking, Saving, and Investing
26. Insurance
27. Managing Family, Work, and Citizenship Roles

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
   sample Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Career Education)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 2.39 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Career Education)
   sample View Mobile Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Career Education)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Career Exploration and Employment Preparation & Work-Based Learning (PDF, 454 KB)
Jump$tart Correlations
   PDF Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (PDF, 324 KB)
New Mexico
   PDF Business Work Experience - Form F (PDF, 565 KB)
   PDF Business Work Experience - Form F.4 (PDF, 277 KB)
   PDF Career Preparation I (PDF, 299 KB)
   PDF Career Preparation II (PDF, 300 KB)
   PDF Problems and Solutions (PDF, 284 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

J.J. Littrell, Ed.D. - taught industrial and vocational education to teachers in training at Arizona State University. Littrell began his career teaching industrial education in Nebraska and Oregon public schools. Later he taught engineering at the University of Missouri. He earned degrees from Peru State College in Nebraska, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Missouri.

James H. Lorenz, Ed.D. - is professor emeritus and chair of the department of engineering technology and industrial studies at Middle Tennessee State University. He has taught graduate and undergraduate teacher certification courses and undergraduate drafting courses for over 25 years. Lorenz conducts numerous in-service training programs for teachers and has directed SkillsUSA activities at district and state levels. He began his career teaching drafting and graphic arts at the secondary level. Lorenz holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Georgia.

Harry T. Smith, Ed.D. - is professor of curriculum and instruction at Tennessee Technological University where he has served as program supervisor of industrial education since 1986. Smith's primary responsibility is teaching instructional media technology and occupational education licensure courses to undergraduate and graduate students in the college of education. Earlier, Smith taught industrial education at the secondary level in Missouri and the postsecondary level in Missouri and Michigan. Smith holds degrees from Northeast Missouri State, Central Missouri State, and Michigan State Universities.


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Text 734 978-1-61960-304-2 $98.00$73.50
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Student Workbook 216 978-1-61960-309-7 $24.00$18.00
* Instructor's Resource Guide 210 978-1-61960-311-0 $104.00$78.00*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-312-7 $260.00$195.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1350 test questions 978-1-61960-313-4 $248.00$186.00*
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