What’s A Hot Job?

What jobs are the next best thing? Curious career scholars explore their options in lesson three of a five-part series. Pupils research job trends and labor statistics before discussing the factors that influence occupation trends. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask learners to identify one hot job that suits their personality and research it to determine why there is a growing need for workers in that field
  • Assign an article that shows the top 30 hot jobs across the country, then discuss why these professions have grown in your area
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure the class understands the difference between long- and short-term career planning as you work through the lesson
Pros

  • Assessments focus on discussion and collaboration to reinforce the importance of these skills
  • The teacher's guide is full of resources and contains printables and adaptations
Cons

  • None