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(Planning & Study Skills) Teach students how to plan and develop the skills needed for a successful career. Learn about the variety of careers in the utility industry.

Know What? Learn About Careers


Innovative decision-making exercises, puzzles, and word games motivate youngsters to begin thinking about how to plan for their future careers. Promotes critical-thinking skills. 

Grade Level: 1-2
Publisher: The Culver Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide

 


Who Knew? The Study Smart Issue


Students learn to be "school wise" about studying, with an array of tips on goal setting, organizing, classroom preparation, homework, and stress-less testing. There's also an "act it out" scenario to help children work out appropriate ways to handle falling behind in their schoolwork.

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Who Knew? The Careers Issue


An interactive workbook for preteens that opens the door to a world of fulfilling careers and job opportunities -- and to building the skills required for employment in the job they want. Fun-to-do exercises and reader-friendly information help them assess their interests and strengths, identify their goals, make the most of the learning opportunities school provides, and break down the career path into a series of actions to take and personal responsibilities to uphold. 

Grade Level: 3-5
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


What's Up With Study Skills


Comes with its own Web site! Students discover that effective studying techniques can make schoolwork easier and help improve grades as they learn about setting study goals, reducing distractions, managing their time, organizing their materials, doing research, taking notes, contributing in class, and more! Watch for these interactive exercises: study-skills and study-space surveys; information-retrieval and outlining exercises; a good-listener evaluation; e-mail, letter, and essay composition activities; and daily and weekly school-day and homework planners. 

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


What's Up With Your Future


Comes with its own Web site! Sure, a job means hard work... but this workbook proves that planning for a successful, fulfilling career can be fun. Lively format piques young adolescents' interest while thought-provoking text gets them to seriously consider their next step after graduation. While this tool emphasizes the importance of continued education, its primary purpose is to help young people define and take early action on pursuing their career goals. Interactive exercises include checklists for determining personal priorities and goals; "interests and abilities" coded puzzle; job sampler and job-research fill-ins; and blueprints for achieving school and career goals. 

Grade Level: 6-8
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Energy Careers


This interactive workbook begins with a true/false quiz that helps students assess what they know about careers in energy, and goes on to show them the advantages of a career in the energy industry. Defines what energy is, where it comes from, how we use it, and why it's important, and provides clear, concise explanations of the different types of energy sources and career opportunities in each. Hands-on pages include a career worksheet, checklists that help students identify their areas of interest, and fill-in pages that encourage them to think about their goals and see how a career in the energy industry can help them achieve those goals.

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Building Study Skills


Comes with its own Web site! Here's an interactive guide that helps teens start thinking about and -- more importantly -- taking control of their future. "On Your Career" acquaints readers with the skills they'll need for success in whatever life path they choose, and helps them build competency in setting goals; choosing a school and career; and preparing for and participating in job searches, the application process, and interviews. Throughout, it maintains an upbeat tone and conveys the sense that hard work now can pay off later. Other topics addressed include education options, how to create an impressive resume, effective communication, and sources of additional information. 

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


On Your Career


Comes with its own Web site! Here's an interactive guide that helps teens start thinking about and -- more importantly -- taking control of their future. "On Your Career" acquaints readers with the skills they'll need for success in whatever life path they choose, and helps them build competency in setting goals; choosing a school and career; and preparing for and participating in job searches, the application process, and interviews. Throughout, it maintains an upbeat tone and conveys the sense that hard work now can pay off later. Other topics addressed include education options, how to create an impressive resume, effective communication, and sources of additional information. 

Grade Level: 9-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company
Extras: Teacher's Guide


Careers In The Electric Industry


This unique booklet looks at the great variety of career opportunities that lie in the generation, transmission, and delivery of electricity. 

Grade Level: 6-12
Publisher: Channing Bete Company