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Big Idea: Lifelong learning fosters career-life opportunities.

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Developing Successful Work Habits


Students will learn about work habits that can help them succeed in any career.

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Demonstrating Skills in Technological Careers


Students will learn and demonstrate skills required in a career of interest.

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Careers of the Future


Students will learn about potential careers of the future and create their own job description.

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Query a Career Profile


Students will explore career profiles and relate them to what they are learning in science class.

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STEM Skills and Self-Exploration


Students learn how the STEM skills that they develop in class apply to future career options. 

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How Does STEM Support Non-STEM Careers?


Students will explore how STEM skills are needed in non-STEM careers.

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Exploring Career Sectors and Skills


Students will explore STEM career sectors and the skills required for a variety of STEM careers.

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Responding to Life’s Curveballs


Students will explore what it means to be adaptable and flexible, and learn how to solve problems in a proactive way with respect to career planning.

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Design a Bike Lane


Students will plan the development of a bike lane and explore careers associated with such a development.

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Global Competency Skills Inventory


Students will take inventory of their Global Competency skills, reflect on their strengths, and set next steps for mastery of these skills.

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Communication is Key


Through hands-on activities, students will distinguish how social and work situations require both verbal and non-verbal means of communication.

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What do you want to DO when you grow up?


Students will use online tools and job search engines to explore career possibilities and the job market.

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Coding is For Everyone!


Students will learn the importance of computer programming skills across a variety of career areas and how these skills can make them more employable.

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The Role of Formal and Informal Education


Students will develop an understanding of the differences between, and value of, both formal and informal education in the career development process.

The Role of Personal Skills and Interests

The Role of Personal Skills and Interests


Students will further develop their understanding and appreciation of the importance of personal interests, skills, achievements as well as previous job skills and experiences to the career development process.