Discovering Life Skills © 2016

Grade Levels: 6-8

Discovering Life Skills excels at preparing students for the future and putting them on the path towards discovery and excellence. Students are encouraged to discover exciting career paths, determine goals, and manage their lives. Differentiated teaching involves all students and allows teachers to better understand the needs of the classroom. Discovering Life Skills provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about themselves and to plan for the future.

Discovering Life Skills © 2016

Features include:

  • Reading strategies and study tools guide students and support differentiated instruction.
  • Character Counts and The Right Thing To Do provide real-life scenarios that ask students to use their best judgment and solve common problems teens experience with friends and family; thus, students will build upon their character and gain new responsibilities.
  • New and revised academic integration - with relevant standards cited at point of use - includes Math, Science, and English Language Arts.
  • Project-based pedagogy is used throughout the program through Unit Portfolio Projects, and financial education is thoroughly integrated.
  • Hands-On Lab provides students with opportunities in every unit to put their new skills and knowledge to work with hands-on activities.
  • Content updates include new images throughout and updates MyPyramid to MyPlate.

Discovering Life Skills © 2016 features online resources on the MHE ConnectED platform empowering teachers to easily teach, manage classroom assignments, and engage students. Teachers can access the student eBook, digital resources, assessment and planning tools in one convenient location. Print teacher editions are available print-on-demand on Create™.