Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success

Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success

By: Suzanne Weixel (author), Faithe Wempen (author)Paperback

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Responsible living skills presented in an engaging and bold style.

Today� s world asks students to balance a wide range of responsibilities � from succeeding in school, to building personal relationships, to beginning a career, to giving back to their community. Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success gives students the tools and confidence to think critically about the choices they make, take control of their lives, and ultimately achieve their goals.

Designed in a unique magazine format that speaks to today� s student and written to meet state FACS standards, this engaging, contemporary, user-friendly first edition text focuses on shaping and sustaining the five critical and interdependent areas of responsible living: family, peers, school, work, and community.

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Emergent Learning LLC develops textbooks and software designed to help students succeed in their chosen career. The team of professionals at Emergent Learning has produced numerous texts in areas such as computer education, health science, agriculture, and family and consumer science.


Part 1: Self Discovery 1. Understanding Yourself 2. Making Healthy Choices 3. Building Your Character 4. Personal Wellness 5. Interpersonal Relationships Part 2: Human Development 6. The Life Cycle 7. Family Basics 8. Child Care 9. Community Connections Part 3: Consumer Awareness 10. Personal Finances 11. Money Management 12. Consumer Resource Management Part 4: Careers 13. Career Preparation 14. Career Development 15. Managing a Job Search 16. Career Success 17. Career Satisfaction Part 5: Practical Living 18. Living with Technology 19. The Food We Eat 20. Kitchen Basics 21. Clothing Management 22. Clothing Construction 23. Personal Environment Considerations 24. Personal Environment Management 25. Personal Health and Hygiene Appendix A. Get involved in FCCLA B. Career Clusters and Pathways C. Basic First Aid and CPR

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/10/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780137027941
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9780137027941
  • weight: 1533
  • ISBN10: 013702794X

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