College and Career Readiness Teacher Resources
Prepare your class for life after after school. Whether this means going off to university or starting out at a new job or vocation, you'll find what you need to support your instruction and build your pupils' skill sets.
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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 32 Views 69 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 63 Views 140 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 instructional activity 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 57 Views 113 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 60 Views 98 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
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 19 Views 116 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 33 Views 56 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 30 Views 66 Downloads
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
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 15 Views 41 Downloads
Module: Self Awareness
What are your high school learners 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 32 Views 165 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 20 Views 35 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 plan.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 18 Downloads
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 223 Views 672 Downloads
Take this Job and Love It!
High schoolers need to be prepared to enter the job market during or after high school. Here are six preparational activities geared at getting those kids ready to enter the job market. They conduct research on various jobs, learn about choosing an employer, practice writing a resume and cover letter, and conduct mock interviews.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 96 Views 201 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 81 Views 377 Downloads
Career Development: Interviewing
Prepping pupils for the real world is a vital part of our job. This activity focuses on getting upper graders ready for their first post-collegiate job interview. They will prepare a resume, research a potential company to work for, and then engage in a mock interview which their peers will rate.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 28 Views 148 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 165 Views 330 Downloads