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Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a team budget, then work through a scenario based budgeting game. Practical math, the importance of career and education, and economics rolled into one, and everything is included!
What kind of skills do you need for a specific career? High schoolers will research and describe five or more kinds of skills needed for a career, compare skills needed to those learned in school, and write 150 to 200 word essay that provides evidence of knowledge and reasoning processes. Example papers are included.
Students explore the world of work and the opportunities that exist in today's world. They identify specific careers and colleges that match their interests and abilities and investigate various corporations and businesses that employ graduates from high schools, technical schools, colleges and other secondary institutions.
Students explore qualities necessary in keeping a job. In teams, using each letter of the alphabet, students brainstorm important job skills and attitudes. They associate skills in getting a job with skills in keeping a job. Team information is shared and discussed with the entire class.