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Career Explorations

Discovering Your Path to Career Success

A Comprehensive Textbook and Computer Apps Projects in One

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Part of the Skills for Life CTE Series

Description

As part of the Skills for Life CTE Series, Career Explorations prepares students to forge their own path towards career success by introducing them to key concepts in employability skills, education and training, the job application process, and more. This comprehensive textbook guides students in understanding the vast landscape of the modern working world. Students will explore a range of career options in each of the 16 Career Clusters and develop an understanding of their own interests and abilities on their way to pursuing a career suited to their unique passions.

 

Across a series of hands-on computer applications projects, students will also create a comprehensive digital career portfolio featuring a resume, cover letter, interest inventory, and much more. These real-world projects challenge students to apply their knowledge of careers by using word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more to produce documents showcasing both their professionalism and their computer applications skills.

Features
  • Students create and develop a comprehensive digital career portfolio including a resume, cover letter, interest inventory, writing sample, and more
  • End-of-chapter computer applications projects challenge students to create professional documents using word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more
  • End-of-chapter review activities and assessments test students’ knowledge of career concepts
  • Chapter features highlight real-world careers in each Career Cluster
Table of Contents

Unit 1: Exploring Careers
Chapter 1: Discovering the Working World
Chapter 2: Getting to Know Yourself
Chapter 3: Setting Career Goals
Chapter 4: Pursuing Education & Training

 

Unit 2: Developing Career Skills
Chapter 5: Developing Communication Skills
Chapter 6: Developing Employability Skills
Chapter 7: Using Workplace Technology
Chapter 8: Exploring Teamwork & Leadership

 

Unit 3: Researching and Applying for Jobs
Chapter 9: Researching Job Opportunities
Chapter 10: Applying for a Job
Chapter 11: Marketing Yourself with a Career Portfolio
Chapter 12: Preparing for an Interview

 

Unit 4: Planning for Your Financial Future
Chapter 13: Understanding Your First Paycheck
Chapter 14: Creating Your Budget
Chapter 15: Saving & Using Credit
Chapter 16: Making Major Purchases

Online Instructor Resources

The Online Instructor and Student Resources for Career Explorations are housed on eReadiness.com and include a wealth of activities and assessments that challenge students to demonstrate their understanding of chapter material. In addition, each chapter includes a series of hands-on computer applications projects guiding students in creating a comprehensive career portfolio and more career-related documents.

 

Online Instructor and Student Resources Include:

  • Chapter Review Activities and Answer Keys
    • Define Key Terms - Students define the key terms presented in each chapter, helping them to prepare for the Chapter Assessment.
    • Test Your Knowledge - Students demonstrate their comprehension of chapter topics by
      completing a series of short answer questions.
    • Read and Write - Students apply their understanding of the concepts presented in the
      chapter by responding to a writing prompt.
    • Career Spotlight - Students research each Career Cluster to highlight the tasks and responsibilities of specific jobs.
  • Chapter Computer Applications Projects
    • Students complete a series of hands-on projects in each chapter creating professional documents using word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Projects include rubrics and answer keys.
  • Chapter Review Rubrics
  • Chapter Assessments and Answer Keys
  • PowerPoint Teaching Tools

PowerPoint Teaching Tools

The PowerPoint Teaching Tools are the perfect supporting resource to help instructors present the key concepts of each chapter. Each slide show begins with chapter objectives and engaging discussion questions to spark students’ interest and encourage classroom dialog. Essential chapter elements and ideas are outlined to be presented prior to or as students progress through the chapter, including important graphics like tables, charts, and other key data. All PowerPoints are flexible and editable to allow for adding slides and speaker notes, or modifying any content to best fit curriculum needs.

eText License Information
  • School License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 250 students annually. Call or email for larger school license pricing.
  • District License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 1,000 students annually. Call or email for larger district license pricing.
  • Instructor Resources: Included free for unlimited number of instructors; lifetime access.
  • Format/Delivery: eText is in PDF format. eText and student/instructor resources can be uploaded to any LMS or accessed through eReadiness.com.

     

Specifications

Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Career Explorations (Print) - Min. 15 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-92-8
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and Joy Tavano
© 2022
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 288
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Hardcover

Career Explorations (eText - Lifetime School License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-93-5
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and Joy Tavano
© 2022
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 288

Career Explorations (eText - Lifetime District License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-94-2
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and Joy Tavano
© 2022
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 288
Print Color: Full Color

Purchase Options

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-CE-TB Career Explorations (Print) - Min. 15 9781626895928 $88.95
TB-CE-EB-SL Career Explorations (eText - Lifetime School License) 9781626895935 $3,495.00
TB-CE-EB-DL Career Explorations (eText - Lifetime District License) 9781626895942 $5,495.00
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