Empower Students for Career Success

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.

 

Chapter-openers provide a clear outline of upcoming content and skills

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.

Chapter-openers provide a clear outline of upcoming content and skills

 

Engaging, hands-on activities enhance skills mastery and collaborative learning

Engaging, hands-on activities enhance skills mastery and collaborative learning

Students receive ample opportunities to use critical 21st Century Skills to solve problems, make decisions, and present information individually and cooperatively with their classmates.

 

End-of-chapter activities provide skills assessment and career-ready practice

A series of questions and activities ensure that chapter skills are understood and applied to relevant real-life scenarios. Activities include: Case Studies, Web Extras, Answer It! questions, Career Portfolios, Business Plan Projects, and more.

End-of-chapter activities provide skills assessment and career-ready practice