Overview - EVERYDAY LIFE SKILLS CURRICULUM CLASS SET
A skills-based program that helps build a foundation for independent living.
Everyday Life Skills is a comprehensive, career development program
for high school students making the transition to postsecondary life. This full-color,
easy-to-read textbook and video series focus on the important "how to live and work" issues not always covered by regular curricular materials. From
maintaining a healthy body and a safe home to finding and keeping a job, Everyday
Life Skills prepares young adults for a successful life after high school.
Follows Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guidelines
for providing functional transition skills
Helps prepare young adults for a wide range of postsecondary experiences
Lower reading level, high-interest lessons communicate important transition
issues, ideas, and skills
Lively design captures and holds students' interest
Interactive and role-play activities promote success
A Healthy Lifestyle
A Safe Lifestyle
Nutrition and Fitness
Emotional Health and Self-Advocacy
Accessing Computer Technology
The Employment Setting
The Educational Setting
Wraparound Teacher's Edition The Everyday Life Skills Wraparound Teacher's
Edition helps you introduce, explain, and assess student lessons. It also gives
you: Practical, relevant application activities that encourage students to apply
new skills to real-life situations, Highlighted learning style tips to help
you meet the needs of students with diverse learning capabilities, Interactive
and role-play activities that students can relate to and apply toward their
Teacher's Resource Library (TRL) on CD-ROM The Teacher's Resource Library
(TRL) is a valuable resource with over 300 activities for students. Available
on CD-ROM, just select and print the materials you need. Selections include:
Lesson activities to reinforce skills, Workbook activities for added practice,
Student Study Guides; unit, midterm, and final mastery tests; and answer key
for all reproducible
Student Workbook (softcover) uses interesting stories and clear, concise
instruction to reinforce fundamental independent living skills. The Workbook
also features a variety of activities that extend and reinforce textbook lessons.
A free Pocket Guide, "Tips for Surviving on Your Own," offers tips
on nutrition and fitness, home safety, clothing care, interviewing, community
involvement, and more. The Pocket Guide is available with the workbook only.
Student Interactive CD software provides self-guided, interactive reinforcement
for the lessons learned in the Everyday Life Skills text. Video clips, narrative
instruction, and question and answer sessions focus on critical life lessons,
Making healthy food choices
Handling an emergency
Dealing with emotions
Interviewing for a job
Finding an appointment
Setting up bank accounts
Students practice making choices and receive immediate feedback from this high-interest
software program. Intiutive and easy to use, the interactive software allows
students to set the pace for their own learning. User-friendly navigation makes
it easy to control the program to fully understand each segment.
Audiocassettes of the student text are available for students who need
Curriculum Class Set includes 10 Student Texts, 1 Teacher's Edition,
and 1 Teacher's Resource Library CD.
Inclusion Class Set includes 3 Student Texts, 1 Teacher's Edition, 1
Teacher's Resource Library CD, and 1 Student Workbook.