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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 ...

How Interests Now Spark Careers Later
How interests now spark careers later

“How Interests Now Spark Careers Later” helps students connect school subjects, the interests that they have, and the careers that align with their interests. This focus enables students to critically think about the types of jobs they might like and also that in order to get these jobs they need to focus on school and earn an education. This section points out to students that having an idea of careers that match their interests and abilities will allow them to make decisions about the job or career that they might want after high school.

When students develop an idea of what they want to do when they grow up, they take an interest in the ...

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