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.
I can identify post secondary options of entering the workforce, completing an adult apprenticeship, military service, technical college, four year college public, four year college private. (review from 7th grade-discovering pathways)
I can explore district pathway maps.
I can explore careers of interest that require a high school diploma, technical college certificate, degree, and/or 4 year college
In this lesson, you will explore your interests and personality by creating a BioPoem. First, take a few minutes to update your XELLO account photo and banner as you have done in the past.
In this lesson, you will explore how your favorite courses in school can lead you to future career choices. You will also update your Xello account to reflect three careers related to your course interests.
Learn how to explore how school, extracurriculars, and leisure activities help build skills. Also learn to identify skills needed for various occupations and investigate options related to your own skills.
I can investigate central, secondary, and other aspects of the career match assessment and how they relate to careers.
I can reflect on my own career assessment results.
I can explore what makes me interested in certain careers.
I can explore ways to make my transition to high school easier and more successful.
I can identify questions and concerns I have about transitioning to high school
I can explore clubs, activities, and other resources to help handle the transition to high school.
I can complete my ILP/4 year plan including information I have explored in previous ACP lessons including: academic and personal strengths, Career Clusters and Courses of interest, personal data analysis, and goal setting.
I can identify situations where I may need or want to advocate for myself or others.
I can explore effective advocacy skills and behaviors, such as leadership, confidence, and communication.
I can explore ways I can advocate for myself in school, the community, at home and in a career.
I can explain the impact of personal branding on my academic future, personal life and career.
I can begin to create my personal brand via the creation of a vision board.
Welcome back to Xello! Throughout your academic and career planning process, you’ve had the opportunity to use a variety of resources to explore how your skills, talents, and interests align with careers. As you enter the second half of your high school experience, there will be coursework, extra curricular, volunteer, and work-based learning experiences to help you gain valuable career readiness traits that are important to starting a successful career journey. Today we will update your experiences in the “About Me” section of your Xello profile, and explore key personality traits that are essential for career success.
In this interactive lesson, you will learn about job projections and outlook, factors that impact job demand, such as changes in technology, demographics, business practices or production methods, consumer preferences, and workplace restructuring, and explore the importance of reviewing your career plan based upon the demand for the career that interests you!