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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 37 Views 342 Downloads
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 44 Views 104 Downloads
ALL: Career Paths Book - Employability
Give reluctant learners a push down the road to career success using a lesson that includes a powerpoint, booklets, and worksheets. They view the presentation, follow along in the booklet, and discuss why people work. By the end of the lesson, they will be able to identify five career paths and recognize the importance of career planning.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 13 Views 26 Downloads
Present Your Career
What do you want to be when you grow up? That's a big question that could have a lot of different answers. Eleventh and twelfth graders use the Internet to explore various career options based on their personal strengths and interests. They use their findings to create an informational presentation which they will share with the class.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 22 Views 55 Downloads
Design Your Perfect Career
Students incorporate the design process to create their own perfect job or career. In this career design lesson, students develop questions to research for a future career choice. Students brainstorm about their personal skills to use in their perfect career and use the Internet to complete a personality assessment as well as a career exploration.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 12 Views 64 Downloads
Students identify differences and similarities in female and male careers. They look through magazines and catalogs to look for traditional roles being filled in non-traditional ways. They cut the pictures out and make a collage.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
Help potential job seekers create a personal job options list that "fits" their personality type. They will discover specific occupational information about two chosen careers. Then they will identify the most important factors to keep in mind when choosing a career and create a personal business card that identifies them with their career titles.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 25 Views 286 Downloads
Oh the Place You Will Go- Exploring Careers
Students brainstorm what they want to be when they grow up. For this careers lesson, students discuss various jobs or careers. Students read Oh, the Places You'll Go. Students draw a picture of themselves in a career they might enjoy and write why they might choose this career.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 30 Downloads
Careers Lessons 2 - How Can I Get There from Here?
High schoolers identify differences between jobs and careers, and identify career areas within the broad field of oceanography. They research, compare and contrast requirements needed to become a practitioner of various oceanographic career fields, determine high school courses that would be most beneficial for someone planning oceanography career, and create computer-based group projects relating to an oceanographic career.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 55 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 Paths: Becoming What I Want to be When I Grow Up
Learners research skills required for four occupations of individual interest. In this careers lesson, students complete an internet based career interest inventory. They discuss the necessary skills needed for their top four choices and compare them to their current strengths.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 22 Views 131 Downloads
Medicine from the Ocean
If you are looking for Internet research ideas for your life science class, here's one that focuses on a fascinating topic: the ocean as a resource for medicine. Researchers use the web to explore marine organisms that provide medicine components, marine-related careers, and coral reefs.
7th - 12th Science 11 Views 22 Downloads
The Road to Careers (Part 2)
Fourth graders discuss the ways people prepare for their careers. As a class, they discover the many options they have after graduating from high school. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of skills and education they would need to be in their desired career.
4th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 16 Downloads
Careers and Self-Portraits
Students explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 29 Downloads