Digital Literacy provides all the essential tools for understanding and using computers, smartphones, and modern communication systems. The book pares down the often over-complex world of digital devices and offers a no-nonsense approach to functioning in the digital world. From social media to online banking, this publication provides even the most rudimentary learner with all they need to both understand and operate technical devices.
Effective Employee equips emerging professionals with the skills, experiences, and intangibles to excel and advance in today’s workplace. An engaging narrative and high-interest features help learners unlock the secrets to lasting success.
Today’s industries—and employer needs—are shifting at light speed. Employment Essentials helps job seekers get ahead through a series of contemporary strategies designed to produce eye-catching applications, resumes, and cover letters. Each chapter extends an essential work-related topic through a special Pathways feature. These features offer in-depth information about how topics introduced in the chapter impact specific career areas.
Of life’s many transitions, the most challenging may occur from adolescence to adulthood. Independent Living provides the foundations to develop lasting social, life, and career skills. Because students learn best by doing, Independent Living includes a series of activities designed to provide opportunities to learn, practice, and apply a variety of real-world skills.
In Document Literacy, we put fine print under the microscope. A series of detailed callouts help learners decode and master complex consumer, personal, business, and financial documents. Chapter reviews allow learners to check understanding.
Packed with informative activities and support, Green Jobs provides insight into one of the fastest-growing areas of the United States economy: green industries. An engaging narrative, high-interest features, and a closing career plan—all of which align with Equipped for the Future Standards—help build enthusiasm and skills through a something-for-everyone approach.