Career Exploration Teacher Resources
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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 57 Views 57 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 lesson, 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 14 Views 54 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 44 Views 299 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
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 76 Views 99 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 51 Views 149 Downloads
Teaching your junior high middle schoolers 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 27 Views 177 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
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 98 Views 117 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 27 Views 104 Downloads
New Review Vocabulary Unit 5.3: People and Skills, Adjectives
Find out who works in various careers with a vocabulary worksheet, which features matching activities and a crossword puzzle. Learners use word banks to figure out which skills belong to which career, and then fill in the blanks with adjectives to complete a paragraph.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Career Project 2
Help your pupils find some direction with a career research project. Individuals research three careers, using the included graphic organizers to record their findings. They then create a visual aid on a computer and present their career. Specific requirements are listed on the assignment sheet and rubric included here.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 33 Views 17 Downloads
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 15 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 230 Views 675 Downloads
What's Wong? What's Right?
Explore the ethics, responsibilities, and impacts of the career cluster that relates to law. Learners examine various cases where legal action was taken and resulted in a consequence. They'll act out various scenarios, research jobs in the law career cluster, and create a visual representation of the job in that cluster they'd most like to do.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 53 Views 103 Downloads
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 47 Views 82 Downloads
Source Search: Agricultural Products
Farmers just farm, right? Find out how important agricultural products are to our modern society. Learners will explore the foods, textiles, and fuels made from industrial farm goods. They'll also explore the idea of choosing an agricultural career as their future profession.
7th - 9th Science 5 Views 7 Downloads
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 169 Views 333 Downloads