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Adapting to Change in the Workplace - Lesson and Activity
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This lesson focuses on the current business trend of adapting to change and how this trend impacts the workplace. First, use the report to teach your students about this concept and to find classroom implications of this trend. Then, lead the class in a discussion and an activity. A downloadable document of the action brief can be found in the Resource Library. For more action briefs such as this one, visit mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org and select "Action Briefs" under "Curriculum/Instruction."

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/01/2018
Agricultural Careers and Leadership Etiquette Fridays
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Every Friday the students are presented with an etiquette lesson.  The students love learning about these skills that will help them in their future careers.  They learn how to tie a tie, shake a hand, how to do an elevator speech, table etiquette, writing thank you cards, and many more.  The students look forward to this each week!  

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Glenda Crook
Date Added:
01/09/2019
The Best Resume Maker in 2019: Features, Guide & Samples
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Professionals at Hiration use a proprietary resume writing process to redefine career services. Having hand crafted more than 5000 resumes, the professionals at Hiration have programmed the online resume builder to ensure best user experience.

Hiration's online resume builder deploys a single-click design change option to choose from 20+ designs so that you do not have to worry about the content once you wish to change the design. With over 41 industry specific resume content templates, the pre-formatted version of the tool allows the users to be flexible with the content without having to worry about the format, the fonts, or the sizes.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Other
Author:
emma
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Date Added:
03/05/2019
CESA 7 ACP Artifact Reflections
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ACP Programs typically have students gather artifacts throughout high school to represent their learning and growth.  Many times these artifacts are gathered in a portfolio format.  This particular reflection on student learning is completed by having students complete an oral reflection about a particular artifact of their choice. The rubric is provided for the presentation with the intent that the student is able to link their experiences in and outside of the classroom to soft skills they will need in their future as a student and employee.  This type of reflection can reinforce current soft skills emphasized in your district and help student make the connection between school and career.

Subject:
School Counseling
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Marci Waldron-Kuhn
Date Added:
12/03/2019
Demonstrating Ethical Work Habits - Rubric with Activities
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This rubric includes three scenarios (one for the classroom, one for the workplace, and one for career-technical student organizations) that can be implemented to assess students' abilities to demonstrate ethical work habits. It also includes a comprehensive rubric and instructions for using the rubric to assess student performance. A downloadable document containing the full set of activities, intructions, and rubrics can be found in the Resource Library. For more rubrics and other instructional tools, visit https://mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org/.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/25/2018
Demonstrating Negotiation Skills - Rubric with Activities
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This rubric includes three scenarios (one for the classroom, one for the workplace, and one for career-technical student organizations) that can be implemented to assess students' abilities to demonstrate negotiation skills. It also includes a comprehensive rubric and instructions for using the rubric to assess student performance. A downloadable document containing the full set of activities, intructions, and rubrics can be found in the Resource Library. For more rubrics and other instructional tools, visit https://mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org/.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/25/2018
Disney's Inside Out - Feelings in the Workplace and on the job
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Disney's Inside Out is a movie celebrating the feelings, trials and tribulations of young preteens. The supplemental resources included in the link will help students think about feelings and how they deal with their own feelings. This is the opening video shown in developing positive employablity behaviors and asking students to reflect on how they cope and deal with their feelings.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Learning Task
Provider:
Courtney Worth
Disney
Date Added:
11/28/2016
Email Writing Activity for Career Readiness -- How to Ask About an Informational Interview
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The activity shows students how to write an effective email to ask for an informational interview across a variety of real-world situations. Each time, students learn to use a single email to introduce themselves, build trust and show authenticity.Learning outcome: A well-written “cold call” email for an informational interview can open a new door and lead to career opportunities in all kinds of ways.----Special note: you have a sample pack activity that accompanies Danny Rubin's book, Wait, How Do I Write This Email?, a collection of 100+ templates for networking, the job search and LinkedIn.Each book features 40+ additional classroom activities on more in-demand topics, including:Email etiquetteNetworkingInternship/job search emailsResumeLinkedInPhone etiquetteSee the 100+ activities from the Rubin Education online curriculum (covers employability, business promotion and leadership)If you'd like to explore the additional material and learn about pricing, please fill out this short contact form and a Rubin Education learning specialist will follow up with you. 

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Business and Information Technology
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Science
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Technology and Engineering
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Danny Rubin
Date Added:
06/18/2018
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Employability Skills
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This lesson plan is designed to enhance understanding and awareness of essential soft skills and employability skills for success in the workplace.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Nathan Anderson
Date Added:
11/25/2019
Employability Skills (8th Grade Job Skills Lesson)
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Even when you are doing a job which you don’t intend to stay in forever, you’re building your employability skills. Employability skills are those skills which are transferable to other careers and which may help you to advance in your career. These could be academic skills like communication and basic math skills, or they may be personal characteristics such as critical thinking skills, promptness, and adaptability. In this 8th grade Job Skills lesson, students will investigate the skills and personal characteristics which are transferable from one occupation to another.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
School Counseling
Material Type:
Lesson
Date Added:
01/13/2020
Ethical Leadership Part 2: Best Practices
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This video provides guidance as to how leaders can create a workplace culture that encourages ethical behavior by employees. It also includes case studies, teaching notes, and additional resources focused on ethical leadership.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson
Other
Reference Material
Author:
University of Texas McCombs School of Business
Date Added:
06/01/2018
Handling Telephone Calls - Lesson and Activity
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This lesson introduces students to the skills needed to handle telephone calls in a businesslike, professional manner. First, use the briefing (found in Task 1) to teach students about this concept. Then, ask students to demonstrate what they've learned and evaluate each other's performance. This briefing is a part of the Introduction to Management Course Guide. To download it, visit mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org and select "Course Guides" under "Curriculum and Instruction."

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/30/2018
Handling Workplace Accidents - Lesson and Activity
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This lesson introduces students to the skills needed to handle workplace accidents. First, use the briefing (found in Task 1) to teach students about this concept. Then, use the video (found in Task 2)  to spark classroom discussion. Then, have students conduct research and present their findings to the class. This briefing is a part of the Introduction to Management Course Guide. To download it, visit mbastatesconnection.mbaresearch.org and select "Course Guides" under "Curriculum and Instruction."

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/30/2018
Team Up (Participating as a Team Member)
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The expression “many hands make light work” is true in many contexts: in school, work, and everyday life. Many skills – such as commitment, communication, sharing, controlling conflict, and encouragement – are necessary to become an effective team player. Use this LAP to teach your students about different types of teams, why teams are important, how teams are beneficial, and the ways that teamwork leads to success. LAP modules are comprehensive instructional packages that include all elements of a performance-oriented lesson plan. This LAP includes a student narrative that includes information about participating as a team member, a (So What?) discussion of why it's important to learn, and a short (Gray Zone) case addressing ethical issues. The instructor section features a comprehensive discussion guide, complete learning guide (short answer) and post-tests (multiple-choice) with descriptive keys, student activities, and more.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/25/2018
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Timesheet for Employability Skills
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In this weekly activity, students complete a self-assessment rubric and timesheets on a weekly basis and submit to the instructor. The teacher grades the timesheet and inserts their score into the rubric. The student then reflects on the instructor's score and makes necessary adjustments to their employability skills.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Author:
Preston Zimmerman
Lynn Aprill
Date Added:
08/30/2019
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Timesheet with Skills Rubric
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The self assessment rubric and timesheets are completed on a weekly basis and submitted to the instructor. The teacher grades the timesheet and inserts their score into the rubric. The student then reflects on the instructors store and makes necessary adjustments.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Preston Zimmerman
Date Added:
08/21/2019
What Employers Want - Youth Central
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Whatever job you're going for there are some personal qualities and skills every employer will want you to have. You can't just rely on qualifications to get you the job - things like reliability, enthusiasm, teamwork and communication skills are also important. Learn about these key characteristics and how you can show potential employers that you have them. In this video we talk to employers, job seekers and training providers in Victoria, Australia. You can get some ideas on the kind of work experience employers are interested in, the type of skills you need to develop and what will make you stand out from other job applicants.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Other
Author:
Youth Central
Date Added:
05/31/2018