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New Review Is a College Cap and Gown a Financial Ball and Chain?
What is the value of a bachelor's degree, and how does this compare to the costs of attending college? Answer this question using an excellent article that includes recent data and a list of additional links and resources, as well as a well-designed related worksheet.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Rising Cost of College: Tuition, Financial Aid, and Price Discrimination
Are average college tuition and fees really rising in the United States? Here is a fascinating take on the rising cost of college tuition and how price discrimination may explain what is often seen as an insurmountable cost for higher education.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
What is a digital footprint and how is it related to college admissions? Start out by defining and discussing the term, supporting the conversation with a video about what a positive digital footprint looks like. Next, invite small groups to role play and pretend they are college admissions panels choosing between two high school seniors.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Electoral College
Is the Electoral College the best method of electing the president of the United States? Your young historians will write a persuasive essay discussing the historical perspective of the college, pros and cons, and a final argument for or against the system.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
College or Bust?
Based on a New York Times article, "The College Drop-Out Boom," participants in a fishbowl discussion formulate and express opinions about the correlation between level of education, career options, and economic mobility. Ample procedural details and discussion questions are provided in this resource from the Learning Network.
6th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 436 Downloads
Giving It the Old College Try
Students discuss opinions they have about entering college. Reading an article on advice from parents, they discuss what their own parents are telling them. They role-play different conflict resolution scenerios. They also write a reflection paper on the exercises.
6th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 107 Downloads
Students begin process of selecting suitable colleges by exploring colleges in foreign countries and reflecting on a possible future life far from their native countries. They rank various criteria for selecting colleges, discuss rewards and obstacles facing Afghani women attending American colleges, and compare several foreign colleges and universities.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 83 Downloads
College Accept-tion to the Rule
Students extend their ideas about the college application process. They write an informative, persuasive letter about themselves to a college admissions counselor that could be used as a 'cover letter' to college applications.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 50 Downloads
How to Make a College Plan
Log on and create learner accounts on the Big Future website, then let the lesson begin! Pupils log onto the website to explore college options. They use the tools provided to create a step-by-step college plan. This will help relieve pre-college jitters while making a college education more accessible.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 47 Views 89 Downloads
Do College Rankings Matter?
How do you know which college is for you? Upper graders consider multiple factors about the college application process, the college system, and how colleges are ranked. They read a New York Times article on the subject then compose blog responses to the four included prompts.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
College Selection and Admission
What do you want to be? What colleges will prepare you for this career path? What are the admission requirements for these institutions? Prepare college-bound learners for the admissions process with a series of activities that ask individuals to research careers, as well as college admission factors, standards, and requirements.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 14 Downloads
How the Electoral College Works
High schoolers research the history and mechanics of the Electoral College and formulate opinions as to whether this institution should be preserved, modified or eliminated. They predict future outcomes of electoral vs. popular votes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 47 Downloads
Does My Vote Count? Teaching the Electoral College
Students comprehend the purpose, function, origin, and historical development of the electoral college. They evaluate issues of fairness and representation in the electoral process, both individually and through group discussion. Students develop information skills by researching demographic and political information about states and congressional districts.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Land Grant Colleges
Students are introduced to the concept of land grant colleges which allowed agriculture to be brought into education. As a class, they create a timeline and compare and contrast the land grant colleges of 1890 and 1892. They use maps and worksheets to discover and label the states with land grant colleges.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Kids 2 College: College Visit Planning Guide
With questionnaires, check lists, and supplemental activities, this guide has it all. Intended to expose high schoolers to the wonders of college life, teachers are prompted to have learners visit a college campus. And, this 20-page visiting guide will make it easy.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 61 Downloads
Funding Your College Education
Most of the kids in your senior class really want to go to college, but some of them have no idea of how they're going to pay for it. Cover the basics regarding college funding. Information includes types of college options, types of funding options, scholarships, FAFSA, grants and loans.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 26 Views 63 Downloads
College or Bust
Choosing which college or university to attend after high school is a huge decision. Prepare your upper classmen with a research-based lesson which has them comparing various educational options. There are four unique activities for comparing colleges, tuition, ranking, and considering a potential major.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 47 Views 103 Downloads
The Electoral College Activities
Turn your students into informed voters with this series of worksheets about the Electoral College. Activities range from vocabulary review, studying a map of Electoral votes, answering questions about an (included) article, and brainstorming a persuasive essay about the popular vote versus the Electoral College.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 338 Downloads