Day 24 (8)

GOAL: At the end of class today, you will be able to………

  1. Evaluate different career options based on job preferences and skills
  2. Understand the costs and benefits of different post secondary paths


  1. Of the following, which is the first thing you can do when preparing for college and career?
    1. Apply for as many jobs as possible
    2. Have a mock interview with a family member or friend
    3. Make a list of preferences and skills
    4. Sign up for internships
  2. Get out a sheet of notebook paper and take 5 minutes to brainstorm and list your own skills and interests.
  3. After the 5 minutes, get with a partner to work through sorting your list into two categories: job skills and job preferences.
  4. After sorting the items from your list write them into the correct categories on the graphic organizer (GET THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER–The College and Career Planning Worksheet–from your instructor, remember that this is what you helped the FutureSmartTM character, Sydney Arnold, do in Module 4.
  5. Do you recall what the next step was in finding the right career for Sydney in yesterday’s module?
  6. You will now be doing your own career and college research and making plans for your future.
  7. Complete The College and Career Planning Worksheet (the back side). Review all sections of the worksheet so you know what your assignment is.
  8. Navigate to the following webpage:
    1. Do you know how to find information related to the career options on this page?
    2. Using your list of job skills and preferences, choose a career to research and fill out your “Career” and “College” columns on the planning sheet.
    3. Once you have completed the “College” and “Careers” columns on your worksheet, complete the final column, “What can I do NOW?” You will not need the computer for this portion.
  9. Return to your partner that you worked with to categorize your preferences and skills.
  10. Present your research to your partner
  11. Share your research with the whole group
  12. Turn in your research before you leave class

8 thoughts on “Day 24 (8)

  1. Today Zoe and I got half way done with our video, and it is great! We are getting a lot done and we have a great idea to do the Lorax, and its good. We are working together really good! I really like working with Zoe because she has cool ideas and knows a lot of websites we can use. All and all we are doing good, getting everthing done, and working together.

  2. I switched from Wideo to Powtoon. The reason is because wideo wouldn’t work so I had to switched. I got a lot done on the project, our project is on staying in school. I still have to finished but I think this will turn out great.

  3. Today Maddie and I worked on our video project. What went well was when we were able to get a Youtube clip into Kizoa with the sound. At first I wasn’t sure if the sound had been lost, but once we put it into a video clip in Kizoa the sound returned. We also got out attention grabbing beginning done, and should be able to finish the project on time next class.

  4. Today we put some pictures on our video on kizoa. Then after that we were looking for videos on youtube about trustworthiness.

  5. Today Lexi and i worked on getting the pictures into the Wevideo and we were picking the music out for the wevideo. But we had to learn how to put the music into the wevideo so tomorrow we will be making the pictures have the right amount of space and put the music into the wevideo.

  6. Today during class we had some trouble getting the video to share. We put some pictures on and some text. We also figured out how to move the text. Everything went well and we are pretty close to being done.

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