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Students determine their work values through "The Work Importance Locator Assessment" and discover occupations that match those values.
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Values...What's Important to You?
As your scholars begin their career study, it's important they understand their personal intrinsic values. What makes them feel rewarded? There are discussion prompts here to get learners thinking about specific careers, and they also...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Five Concepts of Media Literacy
The teenagers in your class are members of the target audience for hundreds of companies and products. Help them become media literate with a lesson that focuses on advertisements and the messages within. As learners read about five...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Exploring Career Decisions: Who Am I
The first step to making a career decision is to take a self-assessment. Learners discuss what they are interested in, what type of attitude they have, and their personal values. They then use this as a basis for their career exploration.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Exploring Career Decisions: Who Am I and What Can I Become?
What are the steps involved in good career planning? According to this resource they are self-assessment, career exploration, and job searching. Great for older kids or young adults, the slide show introduces career clusters (categories)...
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
How Values Affect Career Choices
Personal values can affect the type of job or occupation a person chooses to obtain. The class takes an online survey (links included) to see where their personal values lie, and what job they'd be best suited for. Several remediation...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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...
8th - 9th Social Studies & History