Using ARIS open-source platform, students create a scavenger hunt/game for district students to explore local community career opportunities. Â
The objective of this lesson is to help the students better understand their agricultural career and to share the career with their peers. The students select an agricultural career using the Ag in the Classroom lesson - Agricultural Careers. They then research their career and prepare an index card with information to share. The students are instructed to create a simple outfit showing the items a person in their career might wear for their work. The students then conduct a Ag Career Fashion Show. They dress up and read from their card the information they learned about the career. To make it more fun add a party light and music for them to walk the cat walk for the fashion show!
Welcome to one of 12 Business, Marketing and Information Technology Quality Modules! The purpose of these modules is to illustrate quality examples of each of the 2018 ACTE Quality CTE Framework elements. Regardless if you are in a pre-service education program or an experienced educator, these modules will benefit your future and business & marketing program. Segment 9 addresses strategies that help students gain career knowledge and engage in education and career planning and decision-making, including career counseling, career assessments, curricula that helps students learn about careers, information about educational opportunities and workforce trends, and job search information and placement services.
In this 60-minute lesson, students will be able to:
- Estimate the salary that will be required in order to meet a specific standard of living
- Analyze how a typical American spends their money
- Analyze what it will be like to live on their own
- Adjust a budget based on changing career and life circumstances
In this 60-minute lesson, students will be able to:
- Discuss the different jobs they would and would NOT love to have as an adult
- Discuss different factors to consider when selecting a career
- Analyze the starting salaries of two different specific careers
- Evaluate the careers that are recommended after using a career search tool
Students will use online resources to investigate career clusters. Based on the research and interest survey, the student will narrow their findings to one career. The student will then create a presentation giving an overview of the career to their peers. This project was created to be used in a middle school computers class (with presentation requirements), but could be modified to be used in most any class.
You will choose from list of jobs at Green Valley Dairy. Your work will include researching this career, interviewing personnel from Green Valley Dairy within these positions, and creating a presentation which you will share with class.
There is lots of flexibility with this unit. Although it may seem small, this unit allows teachers and students explore topics in greater depth in a lecture/small group discussion format, online discussions, or student led lessons. This resources covers career options and how they affect income and standard of living; calculation of take-home pay; practice with simple tax returns; and basic employment forms, i.e. W-4, W-2.
The strength of this unit is the flexibility it provides for teachers and students. The structure of this unit allows for a variety of instructional stategies to be utilized.
This is a career activity book that provides 22 activities on career exploration, student development, and critical thinking. Children will complete the activities in this booklet.
Children will develop self-knowledge, basic understanding of interests, likes and dislikes, and discover jobs that fall within their selections of high interest.
This Mayo Clinic website lists 45 medical professions for students to explore. By clicking on each profession, students can watch a video highlighting the responsibilities and importance of that job or look at a picture illustrating the job in action. Students can also read the job description, learn about the work environment and career outlook, and delve into higher education requirements. This medical career exploration improves students’ knowledge of career options and encourages students to set educational goals. This goal can be measured by the accompanying worksheet linked in WISELearn. Students will identify and explain three medical careers of interest. Then they will organize all 45 medical professions into categories based on education length and career pathway.
This lesson plan is designed to enhance understanding and awareness of essential soft skills and employability skills for success in the workplace.Learning Goals: Identify general job skills, attributes, and qualities associated with highly successful employees and undesirable employees.Define and know the difference between life skills, soft skills, career skills, and employability skills.Understand and apply job skills into the workplace.Identify personal job skills strengths and weakness.
Students are able to decide where in Texas they are going to live and then make financial choices that will correlate with the lifetyle they think they want to have. They will decide where they live, what they buy, and what they save. Once they make all of their financial decisions, they will be given a minimum salary that they will need to be able to maintain that lifestyle. They are then able to search jobs that they are interested in and see the starting salaries that they come with. This allows them to see the reality of what their lifetyle and career path is.