Life Skills Textbooks

Applying Life Skills

  • Prepare your students for success and life with Glencoe’s Applying Life Skills! Projects ensure that all students can learn and understand through hands-on applications. Vital Financial Literacy activities with math integration give students the practice they need, while Stay in School features help them learn and practice study skills to achieve academic success. The fully revised text has been correlated to the new FACS standards. New and revised academic integration – with relevant standards cited at point of use – includes Math, Science and English Language Arts. FCCLA activities help students connect and build relationships that can provide focus and guidance; nutrition, health, and safety basics are provided through activities that are relevant to their world. Career features encourage the development of 21st Century skills students will need, and Character Counts and Community Connections activities will help them develop lifelong values.
  • ISBN: 978-0078883583 Year: 2008 Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
  • Contemporary Living

    • ISBN:978-1-59070-504-9 Authors: Marjorie B. Harter, Ph.D. & Verdene Ryder Year: 2006 Publisher: Goodheart & Wilcox

    Changes and Choices

    • ISBN:978-1-59070-504-9 Author: Ruth E. Bragg, Ph.D. Year: 2006 Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox

    Goals for Living

    • Goals for Living: Managing Your Resources is a comprehensive text that helps your students manage the challenges of daily life. The text allows students to explore how the management process can be applied to various aspects of everyday living. Management as it applies to all areas of adult living is thoroughly covered. Throughout the text, the importance of resource management in reaching goals is stressed. Suitable for a variety of classes such as life management, independent living, and life skills.
    • ISBN: 978-1-59070-412-7 Author: Nancy Wehlage and Mary Larson-Kennedy¬† Year: 2006 Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox

    Life on Your Own

    • This reality-based softcover work-text presents information and activities to prepare students to successfully cope with life on their own after graduating from high school. From getting along with roommates and coworkers to choosing an apartment or using credit wisely, it presents real-life situations that they will encounter in early adulthood. Practical options on how to deal with these issues are provided. Written in lively magazine style, content is delivered in easy-to-read short paragraphs, bulleted lists, and boxed copy. Students apply what they learn through hands-on activities such as making lists, creating charts, and completing self-quizzes. Use it in conjunction with Glencoe Managing Life Skills or as a perfect text for a semester course in independent living!
    • ISBN: 978-0078615849 8th edition Year: 2005 Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

    The Soul of Education: Helping Students Find Connection, Compassion, and Character at School

    • Parents and teachers everywhere want young people to feel connected, believe in themselves, and find joy and meaning in life. Yet public schools–whether out of respect for family beliefs or out of fear of lawsuits–generally avoid any time and attention to developing the spiritual lives of students. Anyone concerned about the root causes of drug abuse, teen pregnancy, youth suicide, and violence will be especially eager to explore this book’s framework for addressing the inner lives of students.
    • ISBN: 978-0-87120-373-1 Author: Rachel Kessler Year: 2000 Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve

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