College and Career Readiness Teacher Resources
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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 51 Views 92 Downloads
Where Will I Go and What Will I Be?
Help your future college graduates prepare for higher education with this series of lessons. High schoolers complete research projects about the colleges they would like to attend, and create PowerPoint presentations about their careers of choice.
8th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 113 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 70 Views 94 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 24 Views 63 Downloads
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 54 Views 135 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
College Planning for Hight School Freshmen
High school Freshmen discuss what they can do now to prepare for a college. They take an interest survey, identify possible career opportunities, then compare these to their results from the Jung Typology Test. They review college entrance exams, develop a career plan, customize a college roadmap, and create a college portfolio.
9th 21st Century Skills 28 Views 51 Downloads
Career Paths: Assessing My Career Path
Students explore careers. In this career path lesson, groups of students explore different careers. They create a presentation for the class. Peers evaluate each presentation using electronic collection devices. Afterward, they identify careers they may wish to pursue.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 92 Downloads
Module: Self Awareness
Get your scholars ready for the workplace! This is a comprehensive plan that will really prompt a big picture approach to career planning. Learners consider whether or not school is a real job, and how well it prepares them for the professional world.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 63 Views 357 Downloads
Road Map to Success
Using three different graphic organizers, learners create a road map describing how they'll meet their future career goals. They research the career they are interested in, then use their findings to construct a time line, road map, and concrete plan to making their career dreams a reality.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 37 Downloads
Module: Self Awareness
What are your high school young scholars interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an account.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 27 Views 159 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 18 Views 18 Downloads
Comparing Financial Aid Packages
It's not enough just to tell kids they should go to college, they need to know how to make it possible. Discuss a set of scenarios to help learners better understand what their financial aid options are, and how to determine which is best for them.
12th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 34 Downloads
Educating Myself Benefits Others
Most upper graders don't realize that when they choose to attend college, they're benefiting the whole community. Invite them to explore how they, as educated individuals, can contribute to their family, community, and global society. Several great worksheets are included with this very positive lesson.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 16 Downloads
Twelfth graders answer the question what is next for them and identify how life is going to be different after high school. As a class, they share their life experiences in elementary and middle school and then predict how it might be different in the future.
12th Language Arts 5 Views 26 Downloads
Careers in Science
Students explore different careers in science. In this science career lesson, students examine how Western and non Western approaches complement each other in science. Students conduct interviews and have class discussions about their own interests in a science career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 63 Downloads
Skills for the Workplace: Self Awareness
Upper graders prepare for life in the real world with an in-depth discussion about what skills are required to succeed at school and in the workplace. They break into groups, each group focuses on one skill, then the class gets together to discuss career clusters and skill transference.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 44 Views 151 Downloads