Technology at Work Teacher Resources

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Hazards in the Workplace

For Teachers 11th Standards
Safety first! High school juniors discover workplace hazards and labor laws in the third of a six-part series of career and college readiness lessons. The resource focuses on child labor law awareness, safety standards, and ways to...
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From Here to Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, while in the computer lab, create a slide on an assigned topic that becomes part of a class presentation. They trace the evolution of the computer and identify the pioneers of technology and investigate the impact that...
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Workplace Communication from Two Points of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the significance of communication in the workplace. In this written communication lesson, students review and discuss the attributes of workplace memos prior to writing their own using the provided checklist.
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Space Age Technology Comes to Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Both GPS and GIS are now used regularly in agricultural careers. Explore the new technologies that require higher education for those interested in agri-science careers. Upper graders examine how agriculturalists use new technologies by...
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Technology Ethics Agreement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine their school's acceptable use or ethics agreement for the use of technology resources. They work in groups to complete a number of learning modules to better understand the need for such a policy and share what they...
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Oh, I'll Never Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young historians compare and contrast jobs and places of work from the early 20th century with some jobs of today's modern age. They look at how those jobs changed and evolved with the introduction of advances in science, technology, and...
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High-Tech Food: Science in Your Shopping Cart

For Teachers 7th
Kids are given a lot to think about, as they delve into the world of high-tech foods. They discuss GMOs, biotechnology, food enhancements and domestication. They view videos, engage in class discussions, complete worksheets, and learn...
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Exploring Technology in Careers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover how technology is used in the workplace. In this careers instructional activity, students compare and contrast careers and how technology is incorporated into each of them. Students set goals to achieve their ideal career.
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Infection Control/Workplace Safety

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students role play as nurse managers in a hospital and are faced with an infection control crisis. They are to examine the feasible ways to solve and control the problem. Students utilize technology, language arts, trade and industry,...
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It Is in the Blood

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify bloodborne pathogens and examine universal precautions. They listen to a speaker from the Health Department speak about bloodborne pathogens, conduct Internet research and discuss OSHA guidelines for protection,...
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The Important Thing About Technology

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students assess the advantages of modern technology tools by creating a page in a class book utilizing pattern writing as well as the writing process. They organize and develop a composition on a selected topic after going through the...
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Job Shadow Project Outline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Provide your pupils with the opportunity to learn about a profession firsthand. Individuals shadow a professional and conduct an interview. The assignment packet includes questions to ask, a job shadow proposal, a job shadow record...
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Computing in Work

For Students 9th - 12th
How have computers affected work? The resource provides opportunities for the class to learn more about the impact of computing in the workplace. Pupils examine aspects such as technology monitoring, the on-demand economy, and remote...
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The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore on-the-job safety during the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research primary and secondary sources to analyze workplaces for women during the aforementioned historical era.
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Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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Was There an Industrial Revolution? New Workplace, New Technology, New Consumers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the changes in the U.S. in the period of industrialization before the Civil War. They analyze census data, list/describe inventions and innovations, explore various websites, conduct a Factory Simulation activity, and...
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What's in the Time Capsule? A Technology-Connected Lesson Plan

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders use computers and the Internet to research a specified area, word processors to prepare an essay, a digital camera, a video camera gather visuals, and a scanner to add visuals to a PowerPoint presentation as they discover...
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This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson that prompts...
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Space Age Technology Comes to Earth

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore jobs related to agriculture. In this technology/agriculture lesson, students recognize the importance of natural resources and agriculture on the use of Range Rambler software. Students complete an experiment and a...
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Drug-Free Workplace Policies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the purpose of drug-free workplace policies. They discuss the purposes of a drug-free workplace policy, and in small groups complete a written draft of their own version of a drug-free workplace policy, practices, and...
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Careers in Architecture

For Students 9th - 12th
Have any interest in designing houses? The first installment of an 11-part unit on architecture teaches scholars about potential careers in architecture. After viewing a presentation, they take part in an Internet scavenger hunt to learn...
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Attributes of a Valuable Employee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the characteristics and behaviors that employers seek in their employers and how these attributes prevent drug use and violence in the workplace. In small groups they develop a list of characteristics and behaviors,...
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Automation and the American Worker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A thought-provoking resource examines the future of automation and the effects on employment. Academics read informational text, complete written prompts, and participate in activities to understand automation and the possibilities for...
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Understanding Behaviors Required to Maintain Employment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now that your upper grader has a job, you need to teach him how to keep it. Discuss appropriate workplace behavior such as teamwork, initiative, and self-motivation. Also bridge the topic of what is and what isn't ethical behavior and...

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