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Design Topic Career Research

Subject(s) Computer Applications

Grade(s) 9-10th

Designer Carla Neloms

STAGE 1 DESIRED RESULTS


Unit Title: Career Planning and Exploration Established Goals: Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals and know where and how to obtain information about the world of work and postsecondary training/education. Develop skills to locate, evaluate and interpret career information. Students will examine careers of interests and analyze factors that make the best career match for them. Essential Questions: What is a Career? Why are skills and interests important in a Career?

Understandings: Students will understand that skills, interests, and work values are needed to be successful in a career.

Students will know: Skills needed for career(s) of interest. Salaries and career clusters related to their career choice.

Students will be able to: Research and explain careers that best match their interest.

STAGE 2 ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE Performance Tasks: Interest Profiler Career Cluster Survey Other Evidence: Teacher observation and student discussion.

Key Criteria: Oral presentation, career survey, interest profiler chart.

Design Topic Career Research

Subject(s) Computer Applications

Grade(s) 9-10th

Designer Carla Neloms

SPECIAL NEEDS Modifications: IEP accommodations. Accommodations: Provide students with headphones for oral reading of career survey and interest profiler. CTI instructor assistance. STAGE 3 LEARNING PLAN Summary of Learning Activities Career Exploration: Research three careers from Career Cluster Survey. For each career, list the following for three careers in each of the three clusters: salary, education level, state average annual earnings, state employment outlook, and career cluster. Career Finder: Search for careers using salaries, skills, and interests. Compare Careers Pick two careers of interest and compare them side by side. Career Plan Builder Mix and match your career and life options to create your future. FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES Career Plan Project Workbook:

Self-Assessments Career Clusters p. 4-8 Work Values p. 9-10 Work Personality Types p.11 Career Exploration
Career Profile p. 12

RESOURCES AND MATERIALS Laptop Career Plan Project Workbook Headphones Web links: Printer GA College 411

Gacollge411.org http://glencoe.mcgrawhill.com/sites/dl/free/0078942176/856476/Career_Plan_Project_Workbook_mediatech_PDFs.pdf