Career Exploration Teacher Resources
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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based lesson. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about different environmental professions before contacting and interviewing local naturalists.
2nd - 5th Science 14 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Kind of Geologist Am I?
Transform your class into young geologists as they learn about six different branches of geology. Using the included geology career descriptions and picture cards, learners work in small groups deciding which tools and locations fit their assigned geology specialist.
2nd - 5th Science 49 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 38 Views 297 Downloads
Online Student Career Plan and Portfolio
Intended to provide teachers with ideas on how to incorporate career research and portfolio building, this lesson plan provides several learning options. The suggestions will aid learners in understanding job or career research, personal skills and abilities, and using an online format to create a career portfolio.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 70 Views 97 Downloads
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
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
Career Options: Which One Is Right For Me?
High school kids get thinking about college by creating e-portfolios. They conduct Internet research on a specific career, take a self-assessment, and relate their interests/strengths to the career they've chosen.
11th 21st Century Skills 95 Views 115 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
Career Areas of Science: Vocabulary
Future productive citizens explore a variety of science-related careers by matching the correct vocabulary word with the field associated with it. After discussing each as a class, assign one career to each individual and have them produce a drawing depicting the career.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills 43 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Effective Communication for Successful Careers
Having good written communication skills is a must in today's workplace. Foster these skills by engaging learners is a discussion on how good writing skills can improve communication in the workplace. Have them write a project proposal for a formal or business audience.
8th 21st Century Skills 30 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 Language Arts 164 Views 330 Downloads
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 89 Views 178 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
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 30 Views 66 Downloads
Consideration and Investigation of Career Choices
Discuss career choices with your class. After a discussion on career types, learners choose three careers of interest to them. They investigate one of the three careers and compose a two-paragraph essay on why they think that particular career would be right for them.
8th Language Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads
PowerPoint Career Research Project
Use careers as a focus while teaching your class members how to create PowerPoint presentations. Class members research careers using the webpages linked in the lesson as well as independent searching. They plan out their presentations using the storyboard handout and spend at least one class period practicing and perfecting their PowerPoint skills.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 88 Views 72 Downloads
Exploring Career Choices
Students complete a self-analysis exercise and choose a career to research based on the results. Students research their career using various resources including interview and internet research. They use the information gathered to create a career research report, personal data sheet, an effective resume, and job application form.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 63 Downloads