# CTE Resource Center - Verso - GRADS (Graduation, Reality, and Dual-Role Skills): Work Focus Teacher Resources

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Teacher Resources

Transitions: Understanding Your Changing Life, 2nd ed.
by Linda G. Smock
This text addresses many of the changes teens will experience as a result of pregnancy and parenting. Part One helps teens adjust to a newly discovered pregnancy and guides them through some of the tough decisions they face. Part Two describes relationship changes teens can expect if they parent.
Grade Level: 8–12
ISBN: 978-1-60525-126-4
Copyright 2010

Transitions: Helping Your Child Grow and Develop, 2nd ed.
by Karen Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Written especially for teen parents, this text suggests practical ideas for promoting development, identifying and meeting a child's needs, providing a safe and nurturing environment, guiding behavior, and choosing quality child care. Developmental Milestones charts describe the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of infants and toddlers from the child's point of view.
Grade Level: 8–12
ISBN: 978-1-60525-128-8
Copyright 2010

Children: The Early Years, 6th ed.
This text features colorful photos, charts, and chapter-opening case studies. The focus is on guiding children's development and meeting developmental needs from the prenatal stage through the school-age years.
Grade Level: 9–12
ISBN: 978-1-59070-585-8
Copyright 2006

Parents and Their Children, 6th ed.
by Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
The content is designed to help students learn demands of parenting and also what it has to offer. The contents reflect changes in today's world, such as school violence.
Grade Level: 9–12
ISBN: 978-1-59070-539-1
Copyright 2006

Working with Young Children, 6th ed.
by Judy Herr, Ed.D.
Introduce students to the fast-growing field of child care services and early childhood education. Students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. The content applies child development principles to child care settings. Internet activities are included in every chapter. This text provides current health, safety, and nutrition information.
Grade Level: 9–14
ISBN: 978-1-59070-813-2
Copyright 2008

Age-Appropriate Play: The First Four Years
Set of three videos. Each volume comes with a Teacher's Guide, including reproducible handouts. Volume 1 covers the first 12 months of a baby's life; volume 2 focuses on ages 12 months to 24 months; and volume 3 follows toddlers. Topics include bonding, motor skills, self-awareness, stimulating language, and imaginative play.
Grade Level: 9–14
Copyright 2007


Grandparent Rights

Paternity Rights

Wage Garnishment

PrePAC Correlations to Broad Field Family and Consumer Sciences
These guides correlate the domains and competencies of the Broad Field Family and Consumer Sciences Pre-PAC assessment with the content of these texts.

Contemporary Living
Exploring Life and Career
Preparing for Life and Career