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Career Education: After High School, What's Next?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what...
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Personal Learning Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Guidance and Career Education: Pathways—Career Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Prepare kids for their next phase of life with a project-based lesson on careers. Learners discuss careers that they'd like to have and group them into fields, then work with peers to research more about that career and present what they...
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Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
All in a day's work! Using the resource, scholars choose a career pathway, research a chosen college, and select companies they are interested in working for. Then, to demonstrate learning, they create and present PowerPoint...
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Name That Job!

For Teachers 5th Standards
Can you name the job that involves scholars, classes, and grades? If you guessed teacher, you just won a round of Name That Job! The second lesson in a five-part college and career readiness unit has career seekers team up and go head to...
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The Next 6 Years

For Teachers 7th Standards
Six years seems like a long time when you're in seventh grade! But, graduation is closer than they think! The sixth and final college and career readiness lesson plan gets scholars focused on the courses they need to take throughout the...
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Curriculum For Careers

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Learners explore potential learning, earning, and living goals that align with their personal goals and interests in a comprehensive unit that includes complete lesson plans, interactive notebooks, worksheets, overheads, rubrics, online...
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How to Succeed in Life

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is it possible that six simple traits lead to a happy, successful life? Part four of a six-part series of college and career readiness lessons examines the effects of character in determining success. Working groups discuss...
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Career/Work

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners explore their perspectives of different occupations, discover what life skills will be valuable to them in whatever career path they choose, and discuss important terms related to the work environment. 
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My Dream Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Is your job a dream come true? Career seekers research to discover what their ideal jobs might be in the second of five career and college readiness lessons for sixth graders. After determining their occupational clusters, individuals...
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Exploring Career Decisions: Who Am I and What Can I Become?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
What are the steps involved in good career planning? According to this resource they are self-assessment, career exploration, and job searching. Great for older kids or young adults, the slide show introduces career clusters (categories)...
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Preparation for Transitions and Change— Guidance and Career Education

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Every hopeful in your class has gone through some kind of life change, from parents' divorce to a death in the family to moving up into another grade. Encourage them to discuss these changes, the skills they used and acquired during...
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Guidance and Career Education: Pathways— Goal Setting and Action Planning

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Sooner or later, the learners in your class are going to move on to college and the professional world. Help them organize their goals with a project designed for groups, which prompts them to examine entry points and next steps for...
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What's Next?

For Teachers 12th Standards
Let their futures take flight! The sixth and final installment in a series of career and college readiness lesson plans pulls it all together for graduation-bound seniors. Individuals comb through their action plans and describe the...
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Matchmaking: Interests and Careers

For Teachers 9th Standards
How can people be sure that their personalities and career choices are a match made in heaven? Young adults look inward at the attitudes, emotions, and interests that make them suited for certain vocations during the sixth and final...
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What Skills Do I Need?

For Teachers 9th Standards
Get your class started down the path to a great career! The first of a six-part series of career and college lessons inspires learners to use their interests to explore career options. The activity also provides resources where...
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What Matters to Me?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Whether you're a self-starting entrepreneur or a cubicle commando, finding a career that suits your personality is a must! The second lesson in a series of five career and college lesson plans focuses on work ethic and values. Learners...
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Possible Careers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Is a STEM career the right choice for me? Lesson four in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces seventh graders to the world of STEM occupations. Individuals use their Holland code results to select, research, and...
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Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What are your high school students interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an...
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Studying for Careers

For Teachers 5th Standards
How can good study habits set someone up for a successful career? Learners explore the relationship between study skills and job skills in the fourth installment of a five-part college and career readiness lesson plan series. The group...
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What’s the Plan?

For Teachers 9th Standards
What classes should pupils take to achieve their college and career goals? Explore the options through a lesson designed with the future in mind. Fifth in a series of six college and career readiness lesson plans, the activity challenges...
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What Are My Options?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Where do I go from here? Start sophomores off on the right path using an activity designed with the future in mind. The final lesson in a five-part career readiness series helps individuals decide what's important to them before they...
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Roadmap to Success

For Teachers 6th Standards
Life is a highway ... where will yours lead? Scholars pave the way toward success in the fourth of five college and career readiness lesson plans. Using the SMART system, individuals begin mapping out the steps they will follow to...

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