Career Education Teacher Resources
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Picture Yourself in Time
A super lesson that integrates technology and career exploration! Kids use graphic organizers and brainstorming to first analyze Time Magazine covers, then they think about what they'll be doing in 10 years. They research careers, make a goal, and then use digital cameras and the computer to make mock Time Magazine covers describing their personal accomplishments.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 45 Views 81 Downloads
America's Heartland: Step-By-Step Lesson Guide
An excellent resource gets kids looking at agricultural production to better understand the careers needed in distributing foods from the farm to the consumer. Book, poster, web, and video links are included for teacher use. There is also an 11-page lesson guide.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fifth graders gather information about the roles, responsibilities, skills, and training and education requirements of workers. Then they input this information into a graphic organizer chart and identify the similarities and differences in the careers.
5th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 93 Downloads
Career Connections: The Connection Corner
Students will create a career information center. In this careers lesson, students research careers on a local and national level and create a help wanted ad for an occupation of personal interest. Students create a brochure and predict future jobs and create or acquire a visual representation of the careers.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
Career in Real Estate and Customer Service: Working with Central Tendency
Students research careers in real estate and customer service. In this measures of central tendency instructional activity, students use the results from their research to find the mean and median of the annual wages for each career. Students analyze the prerequisites for each career and make their recommendation as to which would be better than the other.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ocean Careers Exploration
Learners will work together in groups to gather information about careers in oceanography. They discover the need to have a diverse group of people on a team and then share their information with the class. Web links and materials are included.
6th - 10th 21st Century Skills 8 Views 35 Downloads
Agricultural Career Investigation
Discuss the possibilities of a career in agriculture with your class. They will view a movie, two presentations, visit three websites, and investigate the types of careers available to those seeking employment in the agricultural field. Farming, business, and agriculture-science are all potential career opportunities.
7th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
Find everything you need for a successful job shadowing experience for career explorers. Once learners have determined what field they are interested in, it's time to see these professionals in action! You'll find letter templates learners can follow and send to hosts; one is a request and the other a thank you.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 44 Views 142 Downloads
What I Want to be When I Grow Up
Sixth graders discover different careers in music. In this career exploration lesson, 6th graders explore four different categories of music careers: music education, music performance, music business and music therapy. Students create a presentation for the class on the career they chose to research.
6th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 79 Downloads
So Much More Than a Job: An Exploration of Science and Technology in Careers
Eleventh graders are engaged in recognizing the science and technology (qualifications and/or training, knowledge, skills, abilities) that relate to careers and occupations that catch their interest.
11th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 29 Downloads
Career Planning and Research
What do you want to do when you finish school? Most high schoolers have an idea of what they'd want to do, but little idea of how to achieve this goal. After researching a career of their choosing, learners identify qualifications, potential earnings, and working conditions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 27 Views 96 Downloads
Now that your career explorers are thinking about the world after high school, it's time they learned how to research their options! Here's a great resource to get them gathering information from multiple sources. Learners brainstorm places they can gather the facts, then discuss what they will be looking for (aptitude tests, values, etc.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 50 Views 356 Downloads
Education: Looking Beyond the Classroom
To better understand what it takes to work in the field of training or educating, learners first explore the education career cluster. After they research the cluster, pupils write questions for a guest speaker. This speaker can be from any job in the education cluster.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 27 Views 40 Downloads
An optometrist, ophthalmologist, and optician are all careers related to eye health. Learners examine what it takes and how much money one can make if he decides to go into the field of ophthalmology. They explore the career through a series of web links and then give each other eye exams.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Careers in Health
Middle schoolers will identify several professions in the healthcare field along with the characteristics of effective healthcare providers. They will also consider if any of the occupations covered in class are appropriate career paths. Research will be done using the Internet.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 103 Downloads
Career Assessment Workbook
Planning a career assessment unit? Download this workbook and you are all set. Job seekers identify work-related values, set goals, and plan the steps necessary to achieve those goals. It is also important to consider obstacles that they might encounter and how they will overcome these obstacles.
9th - 10th 21st Century Skills 79 Views 280 Downloads
Teaching your junior high students about careers? Then this career vocabulary activity is for you. Learners acquire vocabulary and an understanding of how to use career-related words in a real-world context through the Frayer model and categorization.
6th - 8th Language Arts 25 Views 175 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 21 Views 38 Downloads