Vocational Training Teacher Resources
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What is a Green Job?
Here is a simple, straightforward lesson for high schoolers on the green industry. Since there is an increasing awareness of how humans are negatively impacting the environment, the opportunities for employment in combating the problem are likely to increase. Through research, student presentations, and discussion, your class will learn about the broad spectrum of green jobs that are developing. This is a terrific topic for both a career exploration unit or as part of your environmental sciences curriculum.
Resume Writing for Teens 9-12
Young scholars create their own resumes. In this vocational-education lesson plan, students study the purpose of resumes and what is typically included on such a document. Then young scholars follow a template to create their own resume. Business owners from the community may be invited in to the class to provide students with real-world feedback on their resumes.
Interior Design: Designing My Dream Room
Middle schoolers examine interior design as a profession. They integrate their research with math, writing, vocational education, and computer skills to create, and design their own dream bedroom.
The Pursuit of Excellence
Who doesn’t love French pastries and the idea of hard work? Discover different philosophies on hard work, and the skills of French pastry chefs as the documentary concerning the “Best Craftsmen in France” or Meilleures Ouvriers de France is viewed and discussed. Learners analyze the chef preparation, mentor rolls, and the French philosophies of hard work versus intellectual work, while juxtaposing it against American attitudes. Adaptations are included that contrast the conflicts of the documentary with similar struggles of other cultures and individuals. This would serve as a great activity to explore cultural differences, or expand a home and consumer science curriculum.
Ag Mechanics: Electricity
Train those upper graders in the world of agricultural mechanics related to electricity. There are 17 different electricity-related terms that include a definition, image, and examples. Great to use for vocational training or during electrician apprenticeships.
Guide to Communicating
Teacher, project managers, or those in a vocational training program will understand how to communicate effectively. Work place communication, listening techniques, and communication models are discussed in a resource is specific to project management. The information here can be applied to any managerial position.
Guide to Interviewing
Provide future managers with the skills they need to conduct a succesful interview with a potential employee. Establishing an interview schedule, preparing interview questions, tips for conducting an interview, and do's and don'ts are fully and clearly covered. Perfect for adult ed or vocational training.
New! Stuff, Seal and Stamp Mail
Have your class practice functional skills that can be applied to a wide variety of job opportunities. They will use a folding jig to help them fold, stuff, seal, stamp, and mail letters. Students with visual impairments will build skills that relate to left-to-right progression, one-to-one correspondence, cooperation, and social interaction.
New! Student Store
Vocational training activities are extremely important for learners with intellectual or physical disabilities. Here is a great idea that will help your class become skilled at money handling, basic economic concepts, interpersonal communication, cognition, literacy, orientation, and mobility. Learners will start and maintain a student store! Several great activities and applications are included in this very short, but very effective plan.
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.
Closing the Salary Gap
Young scholars explore careers in their community and compare the average salaries for men and women working in those careers. They explore a variety of careers available in their community through participating in this lesson.
For Your Eyes Only
Middle schoolers complete several activities in a unit related to the eye. In this eye lesson, students work in groups to research information about the human eye and create a multimedia presentation. They research anatomy of the eye, how the eye works, eye safety, and visual disorders.
Garden Variety Geometry
A home improvement plan can help adult learners preparation for the GED exam. They review vocabulary, prepare diagrams, complete a worksheet, calculate perimeters and analyze how to approach a story problem. They identify many geometry concepts used in solving GED problems.
College Survival Vocabulary Bingo
COA? EFC? FAFSA? These terms and more are part of a list of terminology essential for college survival used in a Bingo game. The Bingo template is provided, as is an extensive of terms and their definitions.
Youth Resume Worksheet: Resume Writing
Are you dependable? An independent thinker? Do you work well with others? Prepare your pupils for the summer job quest with a richly detailed worksheet that not only leads them through the process of creating a resume, but also explains the importance of each step. The provided checklists offer suggestions for personal attributes, transferable skills, and relevant activities. Resume samples are included as well. A great resource for a career unit.
High schoolers develop a business plan for improving their school cafeteria.
Money Math: Lessons for Life
Students explore money as it applies to salary, paychecks, and taxes. In this essential mathematics instructional activity, students explore how math is used in various careers, how income takes are calculated and other important life lessons in math.
Students define human capital and income earning potential. In this algebra lesson, students analyze the relationship between income and capital resources. They calculate tax rates and understand how to read a tax table.
Teaching Spanish Heritage in the Context of the Ancient Mediterranean
Students identify and interpret Spanish heritage, including the Mediterranean culture, language, history, trade, and migration. Following, they began an in-depth study of Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, and Rome and were able to make connections with the Spanish heritage and distant civilizations. Finally, students made the study of Current Events timelier by comparing present-day labor practices in third World countries.
Mapping with the Public Land Survey: Understanding Township and Range Notation
Vocational training, tech schools, or high school career training programs! Teaching learners about mapping and land survey just got easier. Each of the 12 slides shows how to use the grid technique to conduct and analyze township and Range Notation. This is a technical presentation and intended for individuals already versed in PLS.