Exploring Careers for the 21st Century, Second Edition, highlights the most promising careers and prepares students to connect academic achievement to real-world success. Students learn to identify their career interests, aptitudes, and learning styles. They discover that they can gain critical experience and develop job-related skills, including math, technology, teamwork, leadership, and effective communications. This book also helps students recognize and manage their resources and develop a career portfolio while practicing the principles of personal finance, economics, and entrepreneurship.
At the start of each chapter, student can review the skills they’ll be covering in upcoming pages. The Getting Started “bellringer” activity focuses the class on the current concept while encouraging discussion and collaboration.
Students receive ample opportunities to use critical 21st Century Skills to solve problems, make decisions, and present information individually and cooperatively with their classmates.