Career Education Teacher Resources

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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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What is the Importance of Developing Job Skills?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Financial literacy is the way to teach! The class works in small groups to discover the relationship between education and income level. They use their math and problem-solving skills to complete two different activities. They work out a...
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Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills

For Teachers 9th Standards
Is CTE the right choice for me? Introduce the class to career and technical education through an exploratory lesson, fourth in a series of six career readiness activities. After an introductory video, scholars determine possible careers...
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Career Education

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
As part of a career exploration and investigation, learners research the Internet for possible career options and identify what type of educational preparation is required for those careers, as well as possible salary options,...
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Community Involvement Investigation— Guidance and Career Education

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Not only do extracurricular activities look good on a college application, they can foster important life skills. From sports to volunteering to employment, extracurricular activities can inform your learners' experiences later in life....
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Changes, Goals, and Expectations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Before young adults can consider their path in life, they have to deal with personal change and learn how to set goals. The class is visited by a group of 12th graders or adults, who discuss the physical, emotional, and intellectual...
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Career Education for Early Elementary Grades

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
It's never too early to connect children with the real world meaning of their work. A series of four one-hour sessions, plus a field trip, make up this unit on college and career readiness for first and second graders. After viewing a...
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Audio Engineers: Sound Weavers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore audio engineering. In this career education and "sound" science lesson, students define related vocabulary and make connections between the music they listen to and the job an audio engineer does after listening to...
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A Perfect Fit: Finding the Right Career for You

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members explore possible career paths and consider their own passions and interests by researching job openings, career descriptions, and skills, as well as reading the success stories of experienced entrepreneurs.
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Career Activity File

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Pupils design career portfolios, which will demonstrate the skills and knowledge they have acquired during their schooling and personal endeavors, using the wide variety of worksheets and activities provided in this resource.
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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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ALL: Career Paths Book - Employability

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Give reluctant learners a push down the road to career success using a lesson that includes a powerpoint, booklets, and worksheets. They view the presentation, follow along in the booklet, and discuss why people work. By the end of the...
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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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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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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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A Proactive Approach to Career Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use the resources in this collection to encourage high schoolers to take a proactive approach to career education and readiness. The lesson plans, presentations, and activities help individuals develop realistic plans, research careers,...
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A Career Planning Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Where to start when planning future goals is a big question. Using the Florida Choices website, learners will be able to take a self-assessment, determine career interests, and make a portfolio to help them stay on track. 
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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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Career Passion Worksheet

For Students 5th - 10th
As pupils consider possible career paths for the future, give them the chance to reflect on their greatest skills, lifelong interests, favorite subject areas and activities, values, deeply rooted beliefs, etc. 
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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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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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Choosing A Career

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Careers in science aren't limited to labs. Pupils learn about different aspects of careers in agriculture through the lens of several scientists. The scientists talk about how the field of soil science is a growing in this important...