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ADULT CAREER PATHWAYS:
Providing a Second Chance
in Public Education
2nd EDITION
Written and Compiled by:
Richard "Dick" Hinckley, Debra Mills and Hope Cotner

Just as the landscape of the American workforce is continually undergoing dramtic changes, the exports behind Adult Career Pathways continue to refine their message, serving as the voice of millions of adults looking for a second chance.
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CAREER PATHWAYS:
Education with a Purpose
Building on what has been learned in Tech Prep and other reform iniatives, this book gives you "who's," "why's," and "how's."
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The Tech Prep Guide Perkins IV
By Michael Brustein and Sheara Krvaric
The only Perkins Act guide relating specifically to Tech Prep Programs! Release date Nov. 1, 2006! Order now for special introductory price!
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Teacher Resources
 

Multiple Intelligence Cards  

Help your students understand how they learn best with multiple intelligence cards.

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Contextual Teaching WorksContextual Teaching Works
by Dale Parnell

There is an outcry across the nation for better learning opportunities for young people. In this book, Dale Parnell gives them the answer - contextual teaching and learning.

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Why Do I Have to Learn ThisWhy Do I Have To Learn This?
by Dale Parnell

Parnell offers insightful examples and proven methods for teaching with meaning.

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Why Do I Have to Learn This, Companion WorkbookWhy Do I Have To Learn This?, Companion Workbook
by Sandra Harwell

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Promising Practices for Contextual LearningPromising Practices for Contextual Learning
by Sandra Harwell and
William Blank


This is a very practical, broadly useful book to assist teachers, principals, and others interested in radically changing what happens in the classroom.

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Teaching ContextuallyTeaching Contextually
by Mike Crawford


Research, Rationale, and Techniques for improving student motivation and achievement in mathematics and science.

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Teaching Science ContextuallyTeaching Science Contextually


This booklet outlines the importance of contextual learning and gives specific examples of how it can be used in science classes.

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Teaching Mathematics ContextuallyTeaching Mathematics Contextually


This booklet outlines the importance of contextual learning and gives specific examples of how it can be used in mathematics classes.

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Administrator Resources
 

Teacher Professional Development: It's Not an Event, It's a Process

by Sandra H. Harwell, Ph.D

A vision for systemic change in education and what’s needed to encourage its implementation.

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Education and Career Preparation for the New MillenniumEducation and Career Preparation for the New Millennium
by Dan Hull

A vision for systemic change in education and what’s needed to encourage its implementation.

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Opening Mind Opening DoorsOpening Minds Opening Doors
by Dan Hull

In this book, Dan Hull does an excellent job of explaining the philosophy that underlies Tech Prep, and the need for this reform to continue to expand the range of opportunities for all students.

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Tech Prep the Next Generation Planning GuideTech Prep the Next Generation
by Dan Hull

Designed to be both a reference work and an inspirational book, Tech Prep the Next Generation is intended to support educational administrators, Tech Prep planners/coordinators, and other consortium members in planning a vision for Tech Prep.

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Tech Prep the Next Generation Planning GuideTech Prep the Next Generation, Planning Guide
by Debra Mills

Excellent as a tool in a workshop setting, this planning guide is intended to ensure that Tech Prep will become a sustainable reform movement.

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ABCs of Tech PrepABC’s
of Tech Prep



This booklet will give you a primer on definitions, legal and acceptable practices, and practical advice on what works and what doesn’t work in Tech Prep.

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Tech Prep: A Proud ChoiceTech Prep:
A Proud Choice



This booklet provides practical advice to counselors on implementing an effective Tech Prep program.

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