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105 resources with the keyterm life skills

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You've Won a Prize!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Spam! It's a thing any Internet user is used to seeing, but what do we do about it? Teach your class all about the dreaded spam and how they can avoid the spam traps and tricks that could easily draw a kid in. This is a common-sense...
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Teaching Life Skills to Students with Special Needs

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Ideas for instilling essential life skills in learners with special needs.
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Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
There is no more useful life skill to learn than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of...
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Family Forms and Family Life Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many different types of families, and each family functions in a different way. Discover the different roles, responsibilities, and relationships that develop in different family types. The lesson provides you with five...
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Why the Common Core?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The Common Core: filling in the gaps and preparing for life beyond college
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Phone Skills - Alone and Okay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What do you do when you are alone and the phone rings? How do you handle an emergency situation? Learners discuss and practice how to use the phone when they are home alone. They use clear communication, look up phone numbers, and talk...
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens Worksheet

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Based on the bestselling series, this instructional activity details seven habits of highly defective teens, and prompts young learners to consider their own social and emotional tendencies. What kinds of experiences do your pupils have...
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A Career Planning Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Where to start when planning future goals is a big question. Using the Florida Choices website, learners will be able to take a self-assessment, determine career interests, and make a portfolio to help them stay on track. 
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Debunking Myths about Financial Aid: A Workshop for Students and Families

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are a teacher who wants to provide specific information to potential college students and their families, then look no further. Here is an outline, quiz, and slide-show content that is sure to help you debunk myths related to...
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Teen Jobs: How to Find, Get, and Keep Employment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
A five-day lesson on getting and keeping a job; what could be more beneficial to a young adult? They'll discuss how to locate a job, pick up and fill out an application, and nail the all important job interview. Resume writing,...
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Surviving a Job Interview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Knowing how to respond to a potential employer, when getting interviewed is a need-to-know skill. Learners prepare for life in the real world by answering a few questions with the help of a job oriented website. After the research, they...
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Analyzing Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some ads really make products look great, and even better than they really are! Kids get into small groups to research and compare marketing used by various cell phone companies. They analyze advertisements, carrier options, and cell...
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Who are the Co-pilots in My Life?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
We could all use some support when making big changes or decisions in life. That's why this lesson plan focuses on identifying co-pilots to support their college dreams. Kids fill out a worksheet. Then they discuss who will or can be...
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Tax Forms and Deductions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Because many of your older students are probably getting their first jobs, it could be an appropriate time to discuss taxes. This presentation defines deductions, types of taxes, purposes of paying taxes, and the forms required to file...
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Financial Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Only six steps to achieving a financial goal! Provide learners of any age with the tools to make and follow through with a sound financial plan. They'll review each of six steps needed to make a solid financial plan and discuss why they...
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Professionalism: Doing What Works

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Changes, Choices, and Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teen years are nothing but a series of personal, social, and academic changes. Help kids understand what to expect as they mature and give them ways to make good decisions. After discussing they types of changes they'll go through,...
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The Job Interview: Teacher's Notes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One of the most difficult parts of getting a job, is the interview. Learners are each given a card with personal experience and information on it. They respond to an advertisement for a chef position at a Korean restaurant. Each person...
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Comparing Financial Aid Packages

For Teachers 12th
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...
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How to Make a College Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Log on and create learner accounts on the Big Future website, then let the instructional activity 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...
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Marital Roles

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and...
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Money Management Part II: Checking Accounts

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Having money is great, learning to manage it wisely is imperative. First, the class has a discussion on the value and convenience of having a checking account. Then, they practice filling out deposit slips, keeping an account register,...
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Marital Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th
While not everybody will end up married, everybody does need to know how to resolve conflict. Learners examine several real-life scenarios involving a married couple. They use problem-solving strategies to help the couple come to an...
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Getting and Keeping a Job for Teens

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your 16 or 17-year-old learners really want to get a job. Show them how to find a job opening, choose a job, and pick up a job application. They'll create a list of where to find job opening information, fill out a job application, and...