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Exploring "My Market"
A great way to determine if a career is right for you is to try it out. Learners explore the marketing career cluster by interviewing a person working in the marketing field and by developing a marketing-related service learning project. They brainstorm a list of marketing careers and compare them to careers in business or administration.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Career Education: After High School, What's Next?
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what education or experience they need to land the job of their dreams.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Career Interest Inventory
Students investigate the concept of career planning while developing lifelong goals and plans for the future. They use a variety of activities in order to journal and discuss the plan that is created. The details of the plan is shared with other classmates.
8th - 9th 21st Century Skills
After High School— What’s Next?
Exploring and discovering what to do after high school graduation is a very real topic for 12th graders. They examine their own character traits, the traits commonly needed in specific careers, and what type of career best suits them personally.
12th 21st Century Skills
Kellogg Special K Ads
Foster class discussion about body image with the resources and questions provided here. Focus on Special K's "look good on your own terms" ad campaign. Learners start by reading about this campaign and analyze a series of print ads, discussing "ideal beauty" and marketing along the way.
9th - 12th Health
What Do People Want to Wear?
Who doesn't love fashion, especially when it can be applied to economics, supply, demand, market trends, and price equilibrium. Curious young consumers examine market scenarios to determine their effect on the demand and price for fashion merchandise.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part lesson is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math
The DIY: A Hands-On Look at the New Industrial Revolution
Upper graders explore the new industrial revolution and how the tech boom in recent years is similar and different to the Industrial Revolution of the past. They watch a video, explore web sites, and discuss what they see. They work together to manufacture their own product using technological tools.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Career Might Be Best For Me?
Young scholars prioritize and match possible careers with their interests, skills, and values based on self assessments. After completing a series of checklists and evaluations on interests and abilities, students research their top choice of a career and create a product displaying information they have gathered.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Supply, Demand, and Market Equilibrium
An auction simulation, PowerPoint presentation, and candy M&Ms® are the perfect tools to help your learners understand the concept of supply, demand, and diminishing marginal utility. Here you'll find a thorough lesson plan that discusses step by step how to conduct these simulations alongside a PowerPoint, as well as the necessary activity handouts, worksheets, and answer keys.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation
Explore the concept of electrical cars through technology and language arts activities. Learners will research advancements in car building and watch "Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation." They will then create marketing campaigns to sell the cars.
7th - 12th English Language Arts