Career Preparation. What specific skills, experiences, training and abilities will students need to be successful in their career choices?. Introduction.
What specific skills, experiences, training and abilities will students need to be successful in their career choices?
Prior to this class, have students ask their friends and family members who have earned a job what types of skills a boss looks for. Students will use their data to list categories of information found on a resume including educational background, skills, hobbies, career training, and references.
To bring the lesson to a close you can discuss how being able to list and describe their own skills, interest, and achievements will be important to job-searching and the interview process.
Students who already have experience in resume writing can provide their own format.
Students who already have experience in this lesson could figure out the tax difference in their pay.
What you make hourly ($6/hr)
To introduce the lesson, begin listing different types of technology that students use regularly.
To bring the lesson to a close have students share their presentation or role-playing scenario with the class.
You may further the lesson by having students predict how the technology they are currently using might continue to change in the future.
Have the steps somewhere where everyone can see them. Have students copy them in their own notebooks for reference. Break students into groups of 2 to 4 people and have each of them come up with a work related problem for their group to solve. Each group will use the given steps to solve their problems. As they go through the process they are to record the results for each step.