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High School Graduation : K-12 Strategies That Work. by Glaze, Avis E.; Mattingley, Ruth E. (Ellen).; Andrews, Rob.;
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION-FRONT COVER -- HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION -- CONTENTS -- LISTS OF TABLES, FIGURES, AND APPENDICES -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- CHAPTER 1: RESULTS WITHOUT RANCOR OR RANKING: THE ONTARIO IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY -- CHAPTER 2: EXCELLENCE AND EQUITY -- CHAPTER 3: DISTRICT AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: A BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS -- CHAPTER 4: HIGH-IMPACT STRATEGIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS -- CHAPTER 5: HIGH-IMPACT STRATEGIES FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS -- CHAPTER 6: LEADERSHIP FOR IMPROVED LEARNING -- CHAPTER 7: IMPROVING GRADUATION RATES: WHAT DOES IT TAKE? -- APPENDICES -- INDEX.High-impact strategies to improve student outcomes Based on first-hand experiences from one of the worldâs fastest improving school systems, this comprehensive resource provides concrete, detailed, and research-based tools with particular attention to learning progressions. Scaffolded instruction and leadership strategies promote early and sound foundations in literacy and numeracy, build pathways to close achievement gaps, and emphasize character and citizenship development, among other strategies, to improve graduation rates. Youâll also find: A multi-pronged approach that includes state, district and school level action points Sample tools and templates for planning and self-assessment Lessons learned from schools that have successfully implemented strategies.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; School improvement programs;
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What Next After School? : All You Need to Know About Work, Travel and Study. by Holmes, Elizabeth.;
Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part One Career planning -- Chapter One Being your own life coach -- Life coaching... what does it mean? -- Becoming your own life coach -- Keeping an eye on the bigger picture -- A word about change -- Facing problems -- Skills for life -- Summary -- Chapter Two Decisions -- Decisions - the issues -- Choosing your next steps -- Where to go for help -- Summary -- Chapter Three Career planning -- Planning your career and next steps -- Tracking progress -- Summary -- Part Two Education -- Chapter Four Looking at education -- Reforms affecting 14- to 19-year-olds -- Thinking about further education -- Summary -- Chapter Five Choices in further education (FE) -- What to study in FE -- Where to study in FE -- Summary -- Chapter Six Choices in higher education (HE) -- What to study in HE -- The main qualification groups -- Choosing a university -- Starting your course -- Summary -- Part Three Work -- Chapter Seven Types of work -- Getting work at 17 -- Getting work at 18 -- Types of work -- Summary -- Chapter Eight Work experience, job shadowing and work-based training -- Work experience -- Internships -- Apprenticeships -- Traineeships -- Summary -- Chapter Nine Finding and applying for jobs -- What do you want to do? -- Where to look for vacancies -- Applying for jobs -- Writing a CV -- Making speculative applications -- Summary -- Chapter Ten Interviews -- What are interviews? -- Preparing for the big day -- The day of the interview -- Psychometric testing -- Safety -- Possible outcomes -- Pay -- Location -- Starting work -- Summary -- Part Four Travel -- Chapter Eleven Studying and working abroad -- Travel - is it right for you? -- Studying abroad -- Working abroad -- Summary -- Chapter Twelve Taking a gap year and volunteering -- A gap year -- Volunteering -- Coming home -- Summary.Part Five Other options -- Chapter Thirteen Self-employment and beyond -- Self-employment -- Alternatives -- Work-life balance -- Summary -- Chapter Fourteen Voluntary work -- The voluntary sector -- Summary -- Chapter Fifteen Chapter Fifteen Being unemployed -- Unemployment statistics -- Jobcentre Plus -- Benefits -- Summary -- Part Six Practical issues -- Chapter Sixteen Moving away from home -- Living away from home -- Summary -- Chapter Seventeen Money -- Money management -- FE and money -- HE and money -- Your first job and money -- Summary -- Chapter Eighteen Advice: working with parents and advisers -- Careers advice -- Special needs and equal opportunities -- Summary -- Chapter Nineteen Dealing with problems -- Feeling down or depressed -- Stress -- Summary -- Part Seven Spotlight on key professions -- Chapter Twenty Accountancy -- Accountant -- Accounting technician -- Chapter Twenty-one Actuarial work -- Actuary -- Chapter Twenty-two Law -- Advocate/barrister -- Barrister's clerk/advocate's clerk -- Court staff -- Court administrative officer -- Court legal adviser -- Court usher -- Court reporter -- Legal executive -- Paralegal -- Solicitor -- Chapter Twenty-three Nursing professions -- Healthcare assistant -- Health visitor -- Midwife -- Nurse -- Chapter Twenty-four Social care and social work -- Care assistant -- Care home managers -- Social work assistant -- Social worker -- Speech and language therapy -- Appendix -- Index.What Next After School? offers students, teachers, parents and carers a full assessment of the options facing school-leavers, including education, training, employment and travel.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; High school graduates -- Education.; High school graduates -- Employment.; High school graduates -- Social conditions.; High school graduates -- Travel.; Vocational guidance -- Great Britain.;
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Moment with God for Graduates 2012 [electronic resource]. by Walker, Maribeth.;
CONTENTS; Knowing You; Certainty; Making Plans; Make Me Rich; No Harm, No Foul; Hope; Facing the Future; No Strings Attached; Pressing On; Strange Days; Gratitude; I Need Wisdom; Making a Difference; I'm Hurting; Making Decisions; Nursing a Grudge; Going to Church; Ready for Prayer; Temptation; In the Know; Finding Purpose; New Friends; Expressing My Anger; Social Action; Foot in Mouth; Sing a Song of Praise; Walking in the Spirit; Trust; Trouble; No Fear; New Ideas; Loneliness; Distractions; Hand-Me-Downs; Undercover Christian; A Real Job; Best Book; First Impressions; Armor of GodEarning Extra CreditInconvenience; Changing the World; Meeting the Requirements; Blank Slate; Gentleness; High Anxiety; Praiseworthy Things; Silent Prayer; Doubts; Living Praise; A New Day; Surprise Ending; Amazing Grace; The Gift; Laughter; Accountability; Priorities; A Childlike Faith; Obedience
Subjects: Electronic books.; College graduates -- Prayers and devotions.; High school graduates -- Prayers and devotions.;
© 2011., Abingdon Press,
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The First Year Out : Understanding American Teens after High School. by Clydesdale, Tim.;
Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: An Unexpected Journey -- 1 Four Teens -- 2 Starting Points -- 3 Navigating Relationships, Managing Gratifications -- 4 Working for Money, Spending for Fun -- 5 Cognitively Sharper, Intellectually Immune -- 6 Narrowed Perspectives, Broader Implications -- Methodological Appendix -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index.Wild parties, late nights, and lots of sex, drugs, and alcohol. Many assume these are the things that define an American teenager's first year after high school. But the reality is really quite different. As Tim Clydesdale reports in The First Year Out, teenagers generally manage the increased responsibilities of everyday life immediately after graduation effectively. But, like many good things, this comes at a cost. Tracking the daily lives of fifty young people making the transition to life after high school, Clydesdale reveals how teens settle into manageable patterns of substance use and sexual activity; how they meet the requirements of postsecondary education; and how they cope with new financial expectations. Most of them, we learn, handle the changes well because they make a priority of everyday life. But Clydesdale finds that teens also stow away their identities-religious, racial, political, or otherwise-during this period in exchange for acceptance into mainstream culture. This results in the absence of a long-range purpose for their lives and imposes limits on their desire to understand national politics and global issues, sometimes even affecting the ability to reconstruct their lives when tragedies occur. The First Year Out is an invaluable resource for anyone caught up in the storm and stress of working with these young adults.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; College freshmen -- United States.; High school graduates -- Employment -- United States.; High school graduates -- United States -- Psychology.; High school graduates -- United States.; High school seniors -- United States.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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What To Consider if You're Considering University - The Big Picture [electronic resource]. by Morrison, Bill(SAGE)1656296; Coates, Ken S.;
Cover; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; Notes; CopyrightIf you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career choices. This special excerpt takes a look at preparing for the next stage of life, post-high school.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Career education -- Canada.; High school graduates -- Employment -- Canada.; High school students -- Canada -- Vocational education.; High school students -- Vocational guidance -- Canada.;
© 2014., Dundurn,
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What To Consider if You're Considering University - Knowing Your Options [electronic resource]. by Morrison, Bill(SAGE)1656296; Coates, Ken S.;
Cover; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; Notes; CopyrightIf you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career choices. This special excerpt deals with the initial decisions of what kind of post-secondary education or training might suit you.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Career education -- Canada.; High school graduates -- Employment -- Canada.; High school students -- Canada -- Vocational education.; High school students -- Vocational guidance -- Canada.;
© 2014., Dundurn,
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Problem solving. by Mackall, Dandi Daley.Problem solving.; J.G. Ferguson Publishing Company(SAGE)1682579;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Pt. I: Problem-solving tools. The problem solver in you ; Using scientific thinking to solve problems ; Using creative thinking to solve problems ; Problem-solving potholes and pitfalls -- Pt. II: The problem-solving process. Step 1-identify and define the problem ; Step 2-define goals and objectives ; Step 3-generate solutions ; Step 4-make a plan of action ; Step 5-follow through ; Decision making.
Subjects: Vocational guidance; Career development; High school graduates; Problem solving.;
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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Gap Year [electronic resource] : How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs by O'Shea, Joseph.;
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: EXPERIENCING THE GAP YEAR""; ""1 Reasons for Taking a Year""; ""2 Changes in Themselves""; ""3 Changes in Relationships""; ""4 Changes in Religious and Civic Perceptions""; ""5 Changes in Ways of Thinking and Future Plans""; ""PART II: UNDERSTANDING THE GAP YEAR""; ""6 Theorizing the Gap Year""; ""7 Developing Citizens""; ""8 Designing Gap Year Programs""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""""W""""Z""
Subjects: Electronic books.; Experiential learning; Gap years.; High school graduates -- Life skills guides.; Non-formal education;
© 2014., Johns Hopkins University Press,
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Pathways to Success [electronic resource (video)] : Making the Transition from School to Work / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; Hedrick Smith Productions(SAGE)1957511;
America: The Neglected Majority (2:30) -- Vocational Program (3:18) -- Looking for Direction (3:20) -- Falling Between the Cracks (1:43) -- School and Business as Partners (2:21) -- Dual System (3:05) -- Good Business Investment (2:44) -- Wisconsin: A New Path (3:08) -- Motivation to Learn (3:08) -- Key Skills Defined by Industry (1:50) -- Apprenticeship Model (2:08) -- Future of Public School System (2:57) -- Cost and Implementation (2:49) -- School Business Partnership (2:40) -- Preparing for the Future (3:11) -- Funding and Implementation (3:25) -- Link Between Business and Education (1:21) -- Credits: Pathways to Success: Making the Transition from School to Work (1:23)This program, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith, chronicles the challenges that confront America's youth as they move from high school into the labor force. Seventy-five percent of the students entering high school today will not go on to receive a four-year college degree. These young people lack a clear pathway leading to long-term, gainful employment. The program focuses on three young people to examine the potential solutions to this problem. Jason Fuller is typical of the majority of young people entering the labor force; he has little or no job preparation or career guidance and no concrete plans after graduation. Meanwhile, his peers Eric Baumann and Brenda Radoll are taking advantage of an apprenticeship pilot program that will prepare them for a career in high-tech printing. The program juxtaposes the experiences of these students with those of young people in Germany, where students who do not plan to enter college have several options for successful careers in high-skill, high-wage jobs.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; High school graduates; Success; Teaching; Youth;
© [2013], c1994., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Does college make a difference? : long-term changes in activities and attitudes / by Knox, William(William E.)(SAGE)1844643; Lindsay, Paul,1930-(SAGE)1868687; Kolb, Mary N.(SAGE)1868630;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-237) and index.
Subjects: College graduates; High school graduates; College graduates; High school graduates; Attitude change; Education, Higher; Education, Higher;
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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