What Matters to Me?

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 take a personality assessment and use those results to discover the careers that best meet their needs.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Add the Briggs Meyers Test to the lesson for a more in-depth personality analysis
  • Create groups based on personality type and have them work together to explore their career options
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils need Internet access for the personality assessment and for career research
Pros
  • Students look forward to learning more about their personalities and how they translate into career options
  • The lesson plan includes an activity to help individuals identify their core values, which they use throughout the balance of a career readiness class
Cons
  • None