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Exploring Drafting

by John R. Walker Bernard D. Mathis

Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory drafting courses at any instructional level. This text provides a strong foundation in drafting fundamentals and teaches essential manual (traditional) and CAD drafting skills. Coverage includes detailed instruction on geometric constructions, orthographic projection, and dimensioning practices. The text covers techniques and procedures used in creating multiview drawings, section views, auxiliary views, pictorial views, and pattern developments. End-of-chapter drawing problems reinforce the chapter content and help students build problem-solving skills. Exploring Drafting features a colorful, highly illustrated design to promote student interest.

Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering

by R. Thomas Wright Ryan A. Brown

Exploring Design, Technology, and Engineering is an exciting introductory technology education text that provides in-depth coverage of the content defined in the Standards for Technological Literacy. Coverage includes the impacts of technology, technological systems, the history of technology,applying technology, and the designed world (agriculture and biotechnology, construction, manufacturing, information and communication, transportation, energy and power, and medical technology). This edition includes updated information o job skills, technological needs and wants, and technologicalimpacts.

Working with Young Children

by Judy Herr

Working with Young Children introduces students to the fast-growing field of early childhood education. Students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. Working with Young Children applies child development principles to child care settings. On-site photos enhance the inviting, colorful format. This text provides current health, safety, and nutrition information plus additional coverage of technology, cultural diversity, family stressors, and child care careers. · New sections address licensing rules and regulations in addition to historical influences on early child care and education. · New chapter-opening activities include Key Concepts, Graphic Organizers, and Reading Advantage pre-reading activities. · New features appearing throughout the chapters include Safety First, Focus on Health, Learn More About..., and Workplace Connections. · Expanded chapter reviews provide more Cross-Curricular Links and new Thinking Critically, Using Technology, and Portfolio Project activities. · Appendix now includes NAEYC's Core Values.

Succeeding in Life and Career: Foundations Of Human Studies

by Frances Baynor Parnell

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Fashion!

by Mary G. Wolfe

Fashion! gives your students an in-depth look at the exciting world of the fashion scene. This colorful text is designed for nonlaboratory textile and clothing courses. Fashion! includes hundreds of images to illustrate concepts and enhance learning. Fashion! can help your students become future employees in fashion-related businesses by helping them: * Understand the apparel industry and learn the skills needed to become more attuned to consumer concerns. * Explore globalization and trends for textile companies, apparel manufacturers, retailers, and consumers, including industry-wide collaboration, multichannel retailing, and cross-channel shopping. * Analyze how Internet technology is changing fashion firms' product development, promotion, and selling through electronics (e-commerce) and how mobile applications and social media affect consumer comparison shopping and buying practices (m-commerce). * Weigh the dilemma of imports, environmental sustainability, and ethical and social issues about companies when buying their goods. * Discuss how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft. * Describe fashion design techniques. * Gain exposure to the career clusters and the many career opportunities in the apparel industry.

Discovering Careers

by John A. Wanat E. Weston Pfeiffer Richard Van Gulik

Discovering Careers provides students with the opportunity to begin career exploration as young adults. Students will discover their personal goals, interests, and aptitudes as related to career concepts. Technology skills will be developed as well as personal skills, decision-making skills, and employability skills. Discovering Careers challenges students to begin to determine what they want and expect for their future. Opportunities are presented to research careers using the 16 national career clusters, as established by the States' Career Clusters Initiative, to help define future goals. As part of the learning process, awareness will be gained of the educational and training requirements that are needed for various careers and occupations. Traditional careers and nontraditional careers will also be studied. Discovering Careers is the first step toward preparing students to make the most of their study time and learn how to prepare for the future.

School to Career

by Harry T. Smith J. J. Littrell James H. Lorenz

School to Career helps prepare students to achieve success in high school, college, career, and life. In this text, students are presented with information they need today to make career choices tomorrow. In order to prepare students for their future, twenty-first century life and career skills are introduced in the text as well as personal skills, decision-making skills, technology skills, and employability skills. Skills for success such as teamwork and problem solving, communicating on the job, and leadership are also covered. Opportunities are presented to research careers using the 16 national career clusters, as established by the States' Career Clusters Initiative, to help define future goals. As part of the learning process, students will assess graduation plans and explore college and other post-secondary programs that might help them reach their goals. College access and funding an education are also covered. School to Career is the first step for preparing for the challenges faced after graduation. By studying this text, students will be able to make the most of their study time and learn how to prepare for the future.

Manufacturing and Automation Technology

by R. Thomas Wright Michael Berkeihiser

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Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction

by Louise A. Liddell Carolee S. Samuels

Apparel - Design, Textiles and Construction is designed to help students understand the role of apparel in their lives and the lives of others. Students will learn about the textile and apparel industry from the U.S. and global viewpoints, the latest trends in fashion and apparel, the impact of fashion design on the industry, and a focus on career opportunities in textiles and apparel. In addition, students will also learn how to make the best decisions regarding the selection and care of apparel and how to construct apparel.

Guide to Good Food

by Deborah L. Bence Velda L. Largen

Guide to Good Food gives your students an in-depth look at the exciting world of food and the MyPlate food guidance system. This edition incorporates the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans as it shows students how to select, store, prepare, and serve nutritious, appealing dishes. Eachchapter includes a profile of one of the many food-related careers available. Students further investigate career and job success in two new career-related chapters and in brief Career Success features throughout. The extensive Foods of the World section has tabbed pages that allow students to conveniently explore the culture and cuisine of over 30 countries. Menus and recipes with step-by-step directions as well as nutritional analyses are included. New to this edition are A Measure of Math and Teamwork in Action activities at the end of each chapter. Within the chapters are new features on the following topics: * Global Perspective * Health and Wellness * Food Science * Culture and Social Studies

Preparing for Life and Career

by Louise A. Liddell Yvonne S. Gentzler

Preparing for Life and Career gives students the tools they need to develop skills they can use throughout their lives and careers. Teens are challenged to learn how to develop and keep successful relationships, be a good family member, and contribute to their community. The responsibilities of child care, clothing care, and home maintenance--and how to handle them--are also presented. * Organized into 27 chapters presented as short, easy-to-read sections. * New chapter is devoted to transportation options. * Includes many new photos and charts to stimulate interest in learning more. * Interesting questions are posed throughout the text to encourage critical thinking and problem solving. * Common Core activities encourage the mastery of skills needed for college and career readiness. Other chapter activities promote Journal Writing opportunities, Technology applications, and FCCLA participation.

Modern Welding

by Kevin E. Bowditch Mark A. Bowditch William A. Bowditch Andrew D. Althouse Carl H. Turnquist

Modern Welding is a comprehensive text that has long been the standard for teaching the theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding technology. This text provides thorough coverage of common welding and cutting processes, including gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arcwelding, shielded metal arc welding, oxyfuel gas welding and cutting, plasma arc cutting, and resistance welding. The text also includes extensive instruction in welding symbol interpretation, weld testing and inspection, and employment in the welding field.

Imagina: Español sin barreras, Curso intermedio de lengua española

by José A. Blanco C. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch Próspero N. García

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Espaces: Rendez-vous avec le monde francophone

by Cherie Mitschke Cheryl Tano

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Descubre: Lengua y cultura del mundo hispánico, [Level] 1

by José A. Blanco Philip Redwine Donley Yayo Pere Virgili Hermann Mejía

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Descubre: Lengua y cultura del mundo hispánico, [Level] 3

by José A. Blanco

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Sentieri: Attraverso L'italia Contemporanea

by Julia M. Cozzarelli

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D'accord! Langue et culture du monde francophone, [Level] 1

by Vista Vista Higher Learning

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D'accord! Langue et culture du monde francophone, [Level] 2

by Vista Vista Higher Learning

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Imaginez: le français sans frontières, cours de français intermédiaire

by Cherie Mitschke

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Vistas: Introducción a la lengua española

by José A. Blanco Philip Redwine Donley

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Just Like Josh Gibson

by Angela Johnson Beth Peck

The story goes. . . Grandmama could hit the ball a mile, catch anything that was thrown, and do everything else -- just like Josh Gibson. But unfortunately, no matter how well a girl growing up in the 1940s played the game of baseball, she would have faced tremendous challenges. These challenges are not unlike those met by the legendary Josh Gibson, arguably the best Negro-League player to never make it into the majors. In a poignant tribute to anyone who's had a dream deferred, two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson and celebrated artist Beth Peck offer up this reminder -- that the small steps made by each of us inspire us all.

The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale

by Jan Brett

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Peter's Chair

by Ezra Jack Keats

Peter, the hero of many of Ezra Jack Keats' award-winning books, is upset when his parents paint his old baby furniture pink for his new little sister. There's one thing they haven't painted yet, though: his little blue chair. He'll do whatever it takes to save it--even run away! Now this perennial favorite is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition, with reinforced pages, a handy trim size, and safe, rounded corners.

A Chair for My Mother (Reading Rainbow Ser.)

by Vera B. Williams

NIMAC-sourced textbook <P><P>After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. A Chair for My Mother has sold more than a million copies and is an ideal choice for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. "A superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."—The Horn Book <P><P>Supports the Common Core State Standards

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