This guide created by Xello (Career Cruising) and includes a variety of classroom activities for Career Cruising that are applicable to Academic and and Career Planning work, as well and general career planning activities. NOTE: Students must have a Career Cruising account to use these lessons.LINK: http://www.lrsd.ca/documents/general/CC%20Classroom%20Activities%202016.pdf This activity guide includes the following lesson: Activity 1: School Subjects and CareersActivity 2: Using School Subjects in the WorkplaceActivity 3: Using Career MatchmakerActivity 4: Your Career Ideas and Career MatchmakerActivity 5: Using Career SelectorActivity 6: Comparing CareersActivity 7: Career Clusters Research ProjectActivity 8: Career Fair ProjectActivity 9: Career Interview ProjectActivity 10: Discovering Your Work SkillsActivity 11: Using My Skills Activity 12: Exploring Apprenticeship TrainingActivity 13: Post-Secondary Research ExerciseActivity 14: Learning StylesActivity 15: Why Study This? A Cross-Curricular Game
The purpose of this activity is to show students that Career Matchmaker provides individualized feedback for their career choices based on how they answer a set of questions. Uses Career Cruising (Xello).
The purpose of this activity is to have students explore their career option results based upon their Career Matchmaker.
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.
Once you have completed your career match assessment online on Xello, you will be selecting one career of your choice from your highest career match that you would like to research further. This career can be one that interests you as a possible career choice or it could simply be a career that you have never heard of before or know little about. In your brochure you will need to provide the following information; a general overview of the career, education/training required for this specific job, the salary amount (yearly or hourly), work responsibilities/duties, and a few examples of related jobs. You should also include pictures and any other interesting information about the career in your brochure. To create your brochure you will use Microsoft Publisher, click on the brochure and select the format you like. They will be printed in black and white so when choosing a color scheme, select light colors.This assignment is worth 50 points and will be the main artifact in your career portfolio. Make it look professional but be creative.
This 7th grade Jobs and Employers lesson leads students through a comparison of two colleges using student-selected criteria in the Xello platform.
Often when a person has their first job, it is an entry-level position which require minimal experience and education/training. As a person spends time in that position, they may be able to move up to another position based upon their new experience/education/training levels. We call this a “career pathway.” This 7th grade Discovering Learning Pathways lesson leads students through an exploration of the pathway for a student-chosen career.
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.
The purpose of this activity is for students to complete a half or full day job shadow in the chosen career field, interview, and submit reflection paper.
This middle school Careers lesson leads students through an exploration of majors associated with a student-chosen career cluster and the typical coursework expected for that major.
In addition to familiarizing students with the features and information available in Inspire, the purpose of this activity is to:
● help students learn more about a career that interests them and build on that knowledge by connecting with a practitioner in the field
● allow students the opportunity to practice critical communication and networking skills
● highlight the huddle boards as a place to find mentors in the community