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Quick solutions for developing career-minded students!

Ask most preteens and teenagers about life after high school, and you're likely to get blank looks or bored shrugs. Spark excitement and help kids feel motivated about staying in school by making the college or career connection come alive with this indispensable resource that takes the guesswork out of career awareness counseling.

Chock-full of ready-to-use lessons, this book gives busy teachers, school counselors, and parents succinct lessons that generate deep discussion and inquiry about the real world of post-secondary education and work. Extensively researched topics provide frank data and straightforward advice on wages, cost-of-living realities, job market projections, and promising new careers to help students match their interests and abilities to suitable career paths. You'll get students, even those that ...

Studying, Learning, and Getting Good Grades
Studying, learning, and getting good grades

“Studying, Learning, and Getting Good Grades” highlights the importance of doing well in terms of grades and academics. This section provides students with insights about the connection between studying and learning. It includes conversation starters regarding getting good grades and what it means to get good grades and provides methods for doing so in an interesting and didactic format. It reminds students that studying is a skill and emphasizes that to become good at it they must practice just as they would for their sport or hobby. It gives examples of good study habits like note taking (i.e., record, reduce, recite, reflect, review), being well organized, and finding a safe, comfortable place to study. ...

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