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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Career Education: After High School, What's Next?
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what education or experience they need to land the job of their dreams.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 91 Views 180 Downloads
ALL: Career Paths Book - Employability
Give reluctant learners a push down the road to career success using a lesson that includes a powerpoint, booklets, and worksheets. They view the presentation, follow along in the booklet, and discuss why people work. By the end of the lesson, they will be able to identify five career paths and recognize the importance of career planning.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 15 Views 28 Downloads
Career and College Planning and Development
Eleventh graders make plans for the future. In this career and college planning lesson plan, 11th graders research the educational requirements and attributes of careers they are interested in. Students create career portfolios that feature their findings.
11th 21st Century Skills 21 Views 41 Downloads
Preparing for High School and Beyond
College readiness can start very early in an individual's academic career. Jr. high schoolers discuss the transitions and challenges they expect to face during high school and beyond. Two worksheets are included, one in English and one in Spanish.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 14 Downloads
Skill Building for Educational and Vocational Advancement
Over ten weeks, 8th graders refine their visions of future careers, develop skills needed to write resumes and business letters, and learn to make a strong impression at interviews. Three specific activities are included, but mostly the resource provides thorough background and justification for the relevance of the unit to 8th grade, explanation of the sequence of the unit, and ideas for nurturing relevant reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 23 Views 130 Downloads
Education: Looking Beyond the Classroom
To better understand what it takes to work in the field of training or educating, learners first explore the education career cluster. After they research the cluster, pupils write questions for a guest speaker. This speaker can be from any job in the education cluster.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 30 Views 41 Downloads
Who Am I?
Here are several activities intended to allow learners to understand who they are and how they can reach their personal career goals. They discuss community, support, personal achievement, and believing in oneself. It is a positive lesson that could shift some learners into believing they can achieve their goals.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 26 Downloads
Helping My Friends Stay on Track
Good friends help each other stay on track to meet their personal goals. HIgh schoolers discuss how they can be or use co-pilots (friends) to reach their career and education goals. Activities and several worksheets are included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 11 Downloads
After High School— What’s Next?
Exploring and discovering what to do after high school graduation is a very real topic for 12th graders. They examine their own character traits, the traits commonly needed in specific careers, and what type of career best suits them personally.
12th 21st Century Skills 48 Views 109 Downloads
Exploring "My Market"
A great way to determine if a career is right for you is to try it out. Learners explore the marketing career cluster by interviewing a person working in the marketing field and by developing a marketing-related service learning project. They brainstorm a list of marketing careers and compare them to careers in business or administration.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 39 Downloads
Career Paths: Assessing My Career Path
Students explore careers. In this career path instructional activity, 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 13 Views 95 Downloads
Career Education for Early Elementary Grades
It's never too early to connect children with the real world meaning of their work. A series of four one-hour sessions, plus a field trip, make up this unit on college and career readiness for first and second graders. After viewing a video about careers and completing a career interest survey, children brainstorm interview questions and ask them of various guest speakers from the campus community.
1st - 2nd 21st Century Skills 8 Views 56 Downloads
More School? College 101
The way this information is presented, it could get kids really thinking about the realities of college. First, college is compared to high school in terms of time, homework, rules, and opportunities. Then, the nitty-gritty of how one gets into college and what they need to plan for is discussed.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 12 Downloads
College is Power
Why go to college if you'll make the same working at the grocery store? Inform your learners on all the reasons why having a college degree is a prerequisite for personal success. Listed here are famous college graduates, various reasons for attending college, and helpful tips on getting tuition covered.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 27 Downloads
What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?
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.
7th - 8th Math 60 Views 127 Downloads