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Closing the Salary Gap

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners 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.
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Wizards and Resumes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the work of J.K. Rowling and use it to make her resume. They view websites to get a clear idea of what resumes should look like and create their own career portfolio.
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Ocean Careers Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners will work together in groups to gather information about careers in oceanography. They discover the need to have a diverse group of people on a team and then share their information with the class. Web links and materials are...
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Vocabulary Unit 5.3: People and Skills, Adjectives

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Find out who works in various careers with a vocabulary activity, which features matching activities and a crossword puzzle. Learners use word banks to figure out which skills belong to which career, and then fill in the blanks with...
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Welcome to My Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The web is a great tool to get kids exploring future career options. They research different careers of interest, gather information, and create an informational PowerPoint presentation for the class. The lesson focuses on...
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Occupations

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Very young learners have careers in mind for their futures! This resource presents an activity which will allow kids to explore their thoughts and dreams on this topic. The teacher plays the role of a newspaper reporter who interviews...
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Exploring Careers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The world is full of possibilities for your ELLs. Help them explore their career options with a instructional activity that incorporates Internet research and expository writing. Not only will they learn more about their careers of...
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Cameras and Careers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Applying photography basics they learn for this project, first graders take pictures of an adult at work focusing on the tools used, the work site, and job responsibilities. After making a career book that includes photos and...
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My Teacher Can Teach Anyone!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Begin the school year with enthusiasm using the book entitled My Teacher Can Teach Anyone! In this reading for meaning instructional activity, primary readers listen to the story and discuss what is happening and why the boy in the story...
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Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum

For Teachers K - 12th
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5,...
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Coming Full Circle

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars develop and design their own clothing line in this Visual Arts lesson about the intricacies of the fashion world. Emphasis is placed upon current and vintage designs, famous designers, and the development of individual...
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Terrific Traveling Tour

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover the career of a museum curator as they assemble mock museum displays and gather information on famous works of art. The lesson is very complete and includes lesson extensions, resource links, and curricular...
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Exploring Career Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners complete a self-analysis exercise and choose a career to research based on the results. Students research their career using various resources including interview and internet research. They use the information gathered to...
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Careers - Community Helpers

For Teachers 2nd
Different types of community helpers are the focus of this sociology activity. Learners read the book Community Helpers from A to Z, choose a community helper to focus on, complete a graphic organizer, draw a picture of their helper, and...
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Processing an Order

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
English learners will match pictures to sentences that focus on order processing for shipping. This business related activity also focuses on transitions words (first, next, after, finally).
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Veterinary Medicine

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
All of the aspects of the veterinary profession are covered in this slideshow. It would be a great help to those considering a career in this area. Academic expectations, types of specialization, and some of the necessary skills are...
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Working at the Television Station

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a local news program. Read this passage independently or as a whole class to learn about all the different people that work hard to bring us the news. Afterward, young learners determine...
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Jobs Word Search

For Students 4th - 5th
If you're doing a unit of study on careers, or types of jobs people do, this word search may come in handy. In it, learners must find 23 words that all have to do with jobs people have. Given that it's an online/interactive worksheet,...
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Careers and Self-Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
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On the Other Side of the Desk

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of careers of interest to them and use the internet to discover what a typical day is like and what education they would need. Individually, they draw a picture of themselves in their career. To end the lesson,...
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Dressing Pets

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students compare and contrast different careers and life choices. They associate activities with uniforms or other clothing, and apply those associations to the creative personification of their pets. They then use their imaginations to...
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Computer Careers Cube

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the types of careers in technology. Using construction paper, they draw themselves in one or two of the careers they found interesting. To end the lesson, they share their drawings with the class and...
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Putting It All Together: The Personal Plan of Study

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss their plans for after high school and complete a portfolio. Individually, they use the information from their portfolio to create puzzle pieces of their past to help them plan their future. In groups, they put...
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Who Will Get The Job? (Part 1)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are asked a variety of questions and identify the skills as job-task or not. As a class, they discuss how they could lose a job before they start working and review how to sell their skills for the job posting. To end the...