Our goal was to leave the original CDA lesson and find ways to add new up to date items.
Rewrite CDA Lessons Tammy Anderson, CTE teacher West Lake Junior High, Granite School District Debi Lewis, Counselor West Jordan Middle School, Jordan School District Amy Roberds, CTE teacher Riverview Junior High, Murray School District Mike Wood, CTE teacher Timberline Middle School, Alpine School District Sherry Marchant, USOE
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #1 The Dream using Utah Futures Original: Additional: Interest Profiler on www.UtahFutures.org www.UtahFutures.org Introduce Utah Futures to 7 th grade students.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #2 The World of Work Original: World_of_Work Slideshow. Point out the eight program pathways of CTE. Additional: Nine to Five video, Heigh ho from Seven Dwarfs, and Posters, videoes and flyers Discuss how in just a few years students will be entering the world of work. If they are going to make their dreams come true, they must understand how to succeed in the working world.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #3 What’s My Line? Original: The Real Game Occupation Profiles Additional: There are different Occupational Profiles than the Real Game. Discuss with the students any frustration they may experience with the occupation they get today, because they will be stuck in it for only a few days. The more they learn from this activity about the various factors related to an occupation, the happier they will be with the occupation they choose for themselves later in life.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #4 Reality Check Original: Additional: Introducing Reality Check on Utah Futures. Updated the Monthly Budget and Expense sheet Discuss new financial terms and show students how to budget their finances when they enter the world of work.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #5 Balancing Life Roles Original: Balancing all of the different items; basketball, book, and cell phone. Make listings labeled “Now” and “As an Adult,” then list activities for each of the areas under each heading. Addition: After creating the lists, you may choose to show the following clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVGtIDdC0nw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVGtIDdC0nw The clip is named Violet and Helen Parr Music Video. Discuss with the students how Elastigirl is balancing the roles of mother, wife, and superhero all at the same time. Brainstorm how students can balance their roles in their lives better.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #6 Occupations Brainstorm Original: Additional: Dr. Seuss “Oh the places you’ll go” Assignment: have students do a free-write on the careers they see themselves working in when they are 15, 20, 25 and for the remainder of their lives. Discuss how their jobs and careers will most likely change several times as they get older.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #7 Connecting Personality to Pathways Original: Talk about the different characteristics and traits that make up a person’s personality. Divide into teams and have them place their cards under the correct heading. Addition: Show a new video segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LdXVreJ07U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LdXVreJ07U This video is titled RIASEC at work- Match Your Personality to Careers. After viewing the video, give each group one minute to discuss and make any changes they want in the location of their cards. Doer Thinker Creator Helper Persuader Organizer
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #8 Identifying Abilities and Talents Original: Additional: Giraffes can’t dance book. Discuss how everyone has talents, values, and abilities. The idea is to help students recognize their abilities are different from others, but no less important or necessary.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #9 Understanding Learning Styles Original: Use the PowerPoint. Discuss the different learning styles. Addition: show this video clip entitled Find Out Your Learning Styles http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- Jwz_h0zXsY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- Jwz_h0zXsY This clip is meant to be an exaggerated, yet fun way for students to see how each learning style is unique. It acts out a mystery within a school involving Dr. F and the Superhero Learners. Verbal Linguistic, Mathematical/Logical, Visual/Spatial, Bodily/Kinesthetic, Musical Rhythmic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #10 Recognizing Values and Career Preferences Original: Additional: Big Points game Discuss with students how to become aware of and prioritize the values they feel are important to them now and will help them develop a career plan that will be more satisfying and rewarding.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #11 Discovering Career Interests and Career Pathways Original: Additional: IDEAS assessment on UtahFutures.org and Matchbox cars Discuss: the idea that when making decisions they have a lasting effect, so we want to make good choices.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #12 Nontraditional Careers Original: Additional: Hershey chocolate game Compare a Hershey’s chocolate bar and career choices. Would you rather have more enjoyment in a job? Would you rather have higher pay in a job? Would you rather have more opportunities for growth, etc.?
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #13 21 st Century Career Skills Original: 21 st Century skills relay Additional: Updated different components of the 21 st Century skills relay game. Emphasize that in the workplace of the 21 st century, people usually work in teams, allowing them to use the strengths and knowledge of each team member to accomplish the job that needs to be done.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #14 Understanding Group Behaviors and Attitudes Original: Designing a t-shirt in teams. Addition: Optional Video Clips (Preview any videos before showing any to the class.) – Great Teamwork Video - Very Fun to Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRZnTfRingg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRZnTfRingg – Teamwork funny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qzzYrCTKuk&feature=related https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qzzYrCTKuk&feature=related – Funny video :Team Work loL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Psl0nFEzw&feature=related https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Psl0nFEzw&feature=related – Team Work - Birds or People? Find Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF80RqLkl6E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF80RqLkl6E – The Avengers - Teamwork... kinda. (Blu-Ray) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-RZLLsqW88 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-RZLLsqW88 – Marvel's The Avengers - Teamwork featurette – Official https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnuDsHREp78 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnuDsHREp78 – Thiên Thủ Quan Âm (Thousand Hand Guan Yin) http://www.youtube.com/embed/7vs-H7xLnrs?rel=0 http://www.youtube.com/embed/7vs-H7xLnrs?rel=0
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #15 Developing Positive Employment Traits Original: Additional: I Love Lucy video Discuss the fact that employers look for people who have the skills and personal traits necessary for success on the job. They cannot afford to have employees who have not prepared themselves.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #16 Increasing Career Options Through Education/Lifelong Learning UtahFutures Activity Original: Giving students the Edge ppt. Additional: Computer lab: Into Careers Web-based CIDS Discuss what the students want to be when they grow up, the careers they are interested in, and the Bobilator Decision Sheet. Students should be encouraged to begin exploring and planning for possible occupations and post- secondary education programs
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #17 Searching for Occupations Original: Additional: Computer Lab with access to Utah Futures and use reflection cards. Discuss: The SEOP/PCCR conference process.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #18 Making Informed Career Choices Original: Chip Activity. Students choose as many colored chips out of a bag as fast as possible. Addition: M&M game. Students will have several opportunities to guess how many M&M’s are in the jar. They will guess by themselves, in a group of 4, then in a group of 8. Groups must agree on number. Addition: The Price is Right Activity: Divide into teams of two to three people. They will guess the price of 12 different items. Groups must agree on price.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #18 Making Informed Career Choices Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted 1:56 to 5:15 Alex the Lion is making a wish – he was passively sitting waiting for the Penguins to come and rescue them. Alex became assertive and decides to rescue themselves and go find the penguins. 26 to 26:42 Vitally aggressive doesn’t want anyone to join the circus. After each clip ask the students if they saw passive, assertive, or aggressive behavior during the movie clips. Discuss the merits of assertive behavior. Discuss why it is important to use an assertive decision-making style when selecting classes, participating in school, and finding a career. Let students know that all 8 th graders will create a four-year plan for high school next year (R277-462). Help students understand that the decision they make now will influence what they do in the future.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #19a Plan for College and Career Ready Original: Meet with 7 th graders and go over Plan for College and Career. Addition: Jeopardy game
Choose category and value Respond with correct question
Going to College Going to College Planning for College Extra- curricular Activities Extra- curricular Activities College and Career Exploration College and Career Assess- ment Affording College Affording College College and Career Admission Transition from High School to College 100 200 300 Final Jeopardy
Going to College for 100 Answer: My Dream Return
Going to College for 100 Question: What motivates me to go to College? Game
Going to College for 200 Answer: Every Student Return
Going to College for 200 Question: Who can go to College? Game
Going to College for 300 Answer: Education Return
Going to College for 300 Question: What gives us the opportunity to earn more money? Game
Planning for College for 100 Answer: 27 credits Return
Planning for College for 100 Question: How many credits do I need to graduate from High School? Game
Planning for College for 200 Answer: Specific, Measurable, Action Oriented, Realistic, Time Bound Return
Planning for College for 200 Question: What is a SMART goal? Game
Planning for College for 300 Answer: Concurrent Enrollment & AP classes Return
Planning for College for 300 Question: What are college level classes we can take in high school? Game
Extra-curricular Activities for 100 Answer: Reality Check Return
Extra-curricular Activities for 100 Question: What gives us the opportunity to experience real life income and expenses? Game
Extra-curricular Activities for 200 Answer: Choosing Electives like music or art Return
Extra-curricular Activities for 200 Question: What I can start doing today to start working towards College/Career? Game
Extra-curricular Activities for 300 Answer: CTSO’s Return
Extra-curricular Activities for 300 Question: What are organizations we can be involved in to learn leadership skills? Game
College and Career Exploration for 100 Answer: Personality type Return
College and Career Exploration for 100 Question: What influences job satisfaction? Game
College and Career Exploration for 200 Answer: Utah Futures Return
College and Career Exploration for 200 Question: Where I can find current College and Career information? Game
College and Career Exploration for 300 Answer: Online classes Return
College and Career Exploration for 300 Question: How students can graduate early or make up credits? Game
College and Career Assessment for 100 Answer: PCCR Return
College and Career Assessment for 100 Question: What is the plan that will help us graduate high school? Game
College and Career Assessment for 200 Answer: Parents, grades, interests, skills, talents, dreams. Return
College and Career Assessment for 200 Question: What is a part of my PCCR plan to be successful ? Game
College and Career Assessment for 300 Answer: Agriculture, Business, Economics, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, Information Technology, Marketing, Skilled & Technical Science Technology & Engineering Return
College and Career Assessment for 300 Question: What are CTE Career Pathways? Game
College Affordability for 100 Answer: Utah Futures Return
College Affordability for 100 Question: Where I can look up costs for different Colleges & Universities? Game
College Affordability for 200 Answer: College Access Advisor Return
College Affordability for 200 Question: Who is the person I can meet with to help me access money for college? Game
College Affordability for 300 Answer: Scholarship Coordinator Return
College Affordability for 300 Question: Who is the person who can teach me how to find and apply for scholarships? Game
College Career Admission for 100 Answer: PCCR Return
College Career Admission for 100 Question: What is the meeting where my Parents, my Counselor, and I talk about College? Game
College Career Admission for 200 Answer: CTE Intro or Careers Class Return
College Career Admission for 200 Question: Where I learn about education requirements, salaries, etc., for different careers? Game
College Career Admission for 300 Answer: Monthly Newsletters Return
College Career Admission for 300 Question: What I can read to find information about what I should be doing to prepare for College at my grade level? Game
Transition from High School to College for 100 Answer: JATC Jordan Applied Technical College Return
Transition from High School to College for 100 Question: Where I can take classes to earn College credit while in High School? Game
Transition from High School to College for 200 Answer: Counselors Return
Transition from High School to College for 200 Question: Who I can talk with so I can learn and prepare for the changes from High School to College? Game
Transition from High School to College for 300 Answer: College Access Advisor Return
Transition from High School to College for 300 Question: Who is the person I can meet with to fill out college entrance applications? Game