Whose Future Is It?

Product Type: 
Primary device
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Approximate Cost: $295.00

Product Description: 

"Whose Future Is it?" is a research-based curriculum for adolescents to learn self-determination and self-awareness, and transition into adulthood. It includes activities to practice and discuss decision making skills, problem solving, negotiation, compromise and leadership, all of which enable students to take a meaningful role in planning for their future, showing students how to contribute to their IEP meetings. The curriculum culminates with students writing goals and taking an increasingly active part in their IEP meetings.

Main Features: 

  • Facilitates active student participation in creating their IEP.
  • Software offers text-to-speech option for the Student Reader.
  • Workbook designed with a number of pictures for self-directed work and minimal teacher support.
  • Conforms to Universal Design features that help students who are not strong readers to self-direct as they work through it. 
  • This product includes a Student Reader, Workbook, Instructor’s Guide, and Software:
    • The Student Reader focuses on how the IEP process has vital future applications for students with disabilities. It encourages them to explore self-awareness and master skills like problem solving, decision making, goal setting, and small group communication. The Reader is written at a fourth grade level and is heavily illustrated.
    • The Software adds speech and text highlighting to the Student Reader. Text is read by professional narrators and students can click on any word to hear it spoken. A multiple choice comprehension assessment follows each chapter. All student data are stored. The Software can be displayed on a Smart Board for classroom presentations. 
    • The Workbook features many activities that match Student Reader content. It includes vocabulary instruction, chapter review, planning worksheets, a glossary, and multiple choice questions.
    • The Instructor’s Guide combines materials in the Reader and Workbook into a single lesson plan. It includes a CD with PDFs of the Student Reader and Workbook and a customizable Word document of the student worksheets.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Compatible with both Windows and Mac.

Options & Accessories: 

Available in different bundles:

  • Whose Future Is It? Introductory Kit (includes one of each of the Student Reader, Workbook, Software, and Instructor’s Guide with PDFs of the Reader and Workbook on Win/Mac CD with classroom license for printouts).
  • Whose Future Is It? Classroom Kit (includes four Student Readers, eight Workbooks, Software, and one Instructor’s Guide with PDFs of the Reader and Workbook on Win/Mac CD with classroom license for printouts).
  • Whose Future Is It? Software.
  • Whose Future Is It? Software - 5 Pack.
  • Whose Future Is It? Software - 20 Pack.

More Information: 

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