College and Career Ready: Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School
Copyright © 2010 David T. Conley. All rights reserved.
Author(s): David T. Conley
Published Online: 4 JAN 2012 10:28AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470257913
Online ISBN: 9781118269411
About this Book
Giving students the tools they need to succeed in college and work
College and Career Ready offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success. The book is filled with detailed, practical guidelines and case descriptions of what the best high schools are doing.
- Includes clear guidelines for high school faculty to adapt their programs of instruction in the direction of enhanced college/career readiness
- Provides practical strategies for improving students' content knowledge and academic behaviors
- Offers examples of best practices and research-based recommendations for change
The book considers the impact of behavioral issues-such as time management and study habits-as well as academic skills on college readiness.