February is Career and Technical Education Month, described as a time to “celebrate the value of Career and Technical Education and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.” Find a history of career and technical education here.
We’d like to highlight a few books that can help your students navigate their career development:
Designing Your Life
Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will.” —Daniel Pink, author of Drive
The Flip Side of Free
In The Flip Side of Free, Michael Kende shows the costs of free internet services in terms of privacy, cybersecurity, and the growing market power of technology giants.
“Every one of the stories in this inspiring collection reveals the deep love that motivates the storytellers as they discover and embrace their vocations . . . These wonderful stories reveal that work becomes meaningful to those who choose—or are in some cases chosen by—the calling that motivates, energizes, and inspires them. (Apr.)”—Publishers Weekly
Python Crash Course, 2nd Edition
Python Crash Course, 2nd Edition A fast-paced, no-nonsense guide to programming in Python that teaches beginners the essentials of Python quickly so that they can build practical programs and develop powerful programming techniques.
Consider browsing our Student and Career Development page for more options that are specific to your course here.