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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 58 Views 126 Downloads
Professionalism: Doing What Works
There are so many do's and don'ts in the workplace. Give future employees a head start in understanding good workplace behavior. They create a list of personal characteristics that are strengths or need improvement. They analyze workplace behavior in several scenarios, focusing on specific job skills.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 68 Views 82 Downloads
First graders verbally list personal, ethical and work habit skills needed for classroom jobs during discussion. They discuss why it is important to be honest when doing a job in the classroom? Students give examples of three skills. They are given a Classroom Jobs Activity Sheet with the instructions.
1st Social Studies & History 20 Views 74 Downloads
My School Job
Second graders discuss why classrooms have helpers to complete everyday tasks. In groups, they participate in a role-play activity in which they complete the assigned tasks. To end the lesson, they complete a worksheet in which they apply for one of the jobs.
2nd 21st Century Skills 6 Views 38 Downloads
The ABCs of Getting and Keeping a Job
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.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 96 Downloads
Me and My Job Shadow, Part 2
Third graders identify the skills that are important in performing helper jobs in the school and the skills that are possessed personally by the student. They write a short paragraph to summarize the information taught about their top three job shadowing choices.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Reading Job Skills: Interviewing for a Job
For this help-wanted ad worksheet, learners examine 5 help-wanted ads and use the information from the ads to match people to appropriate jobs according to their character descriptions. Students also write 2 questions that an employer might ask in a job interview.
6th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 174 Downloads
Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly watered-down, version of these terms and scientific principles.
9th Language Arts 30 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lyddie: An Instructional Unit Resource Guide
Katherine Paterson’s young adult novel Lyddie is the foundation of a differentiated instruction unit that not only explores the rise of industrialization and labor but women’s rights issues as well. The resource links, list of activities, assessment tools, and template for planning modifications make this a powerful teacher resource.
6th - 8th Language Arts 62 Views 94 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Drafting Board: Community Service
Should schools impose community service graduation requirements? In the final lesson of the Drafting Board series, learners solidify their practice of crafting an argument supported by sound reason and evidence.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Resume and Cover Letter Tips
After exploring their likes, dislikes, and personal skills, learners examine career options. They discuss the differences between profit and non-profit employers, look at a list of jobs that interest them, and talk about what makes a good resume.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 42 Views 71 Downloads
JA Dollar Sense
Students identify the role of money in everyday life. In this algebra instructional activity, students discuss the benefits of having a savings account. They practice making deposits and withdrawals from their bank accounts and discuss good financila choices.
7th - 11th Math 4 Views 28 Downloads
Would Increasing the Minimum Wage Reduce Poverty?
Here is a fantastic and relevant question to discuss with your class members. Using detailed reading material and a related worksheet, your learners will learn about labor markets, equilibrium wages, price floors, and who exactly would benefit from higher earnings from increased minimum wages.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 25 Views 146 Downloads
Skills 4 Success
What does it take to get a job? You need specific skills like, critical thinking, reading, writing, team work, self-management, and problem solving. Each set of job related skills are defined along with examples. They are grouped by skill set types: interpersonal, systems, transferable, foundational, and thinking.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 59 Views 120 Downloads
Understand Procedures for Gaining Employment
Want your upper grades to land a job right out of high school? They will after they take a look and discuss the contents of this very useful resource. How to complete a resume, fill out a job application, write a cover letter, and do great at an interview are totally covered.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 23 Downloads