Career Readiness

Students in Horticulture science have the opportunity to become certified florists by testing at MSU in April. Students are tested on a general knowledge test, plant identification, and hands on portion. This lesson outlines the three areas, practicing the hands on skills, general knowledge and the dendrology.

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Students will learn about credit cards and how they can effect their financial security. 

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Student led IEP (Developing of a slide presentation to be used by students)

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In this unit "Career Prep", students will begin exploring their personality, skills, and interest to explore career choices that best fits their profile. Students will do further research on career choices and educational requirements. Students will also develop documents that will help promote and spotlight their skills and abilities.

Who Are You?

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This is a blended college essay writing unit taught during a College Preparation course. It can be a stand alone unit, or used within the context of the mock-application unit, or throughout the entire College Preparation course itself.

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This mini-unit is a designed for a middle school environment, teaching students about having a growth mindset and not a fixed mindset. The unit discusses the difference between a growth and a fixed mindset and allows students to explore these ideas through a variety of individual, partner, and group activities.

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This unit is for the after school program called Let Me Run.  Boys in grades 4-8 can join this nation-wide program.  It is similar to Girls on the Run.

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Students, in high school, usually have a plan.  They know what they want to be, and where they are going to go to college to accomplish that goal.  However, they rarely understand the ramifications of that plan.  In particular, the cost of college, student loans, amount of years of study in particular fields, and the average starting pay of careers.

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This unit was created for 7th/8th grade students in a Resource Room /Guided Studies classroom.   It is a unit for self-reflection, career exploration, and career skills for success.  It is intended to be completed in 8 days and includes time for concluding presentations and post assessments.

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This is a Haiku page that I am using as a developmental platform for building this lesson.  It contains the entire standard 5 Insurance.  However, the only section of this lesson that are currently populated are standard 5.1.  The lesson includes a SMART board presentation students give their ideas for risks that they might face.

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