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Life and Work Plan (LW)

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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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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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How Does STEM Support Non-STEM Careers?

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

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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.

Formal and informal education

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.

What influences our career choices?

What Influences our Career Choices?

Students will develop the understanding that there are many things that influence a person’s career choice.

What are essential skills?

What are Essential Skills?

Students will understand the importance of the Nine Essential Skills.
Students will recognize the importance of each Essential Skill in their future careers and lives.

Your Personality and the Workplace

Your Personality and the Workplace

Students recognize the importance of the connection between life choices and their personal characteristics. Students will make connections between who they are now, the people they wish to become (their future selves), and their connections with work.