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Objective 2.00 Understand educational achievement and lifelong learning Objective 2.01 Attain educational achievement and performance levels needed to reach your personal and career goals
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary Active listening - the practice of paying close attention to a speaker and asking questions to ensure full comprehension Analogy - a comparison between two things that are similar in some way, often used to help explain something or make it easier to understand AP courses – advanced placement, college courses taken in high school Apprenticeship - One bound by legal agreement to work for another for a specific amount of time in return for instruction in a trade, art, or business Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB - is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense.
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary Attainment - the action or fact of achieving a goal toward which one has worked Career cluster - provide students with a context for studying traditional academics and learning the skills specific to a career, and provide U.S. schools with a structure for organizing or restructuring curriculum offerings and focusing class make- up by a common theme such as interest. Certifications - an official document that gives proof and details of something such as personal status, educational achievements, ownership, or authenticity Clear - easy to understand Comprehension - the action or capability of understanding something
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary Concise - using as few words as possible to give the necessary information, or compressed in order to be brief Convincing - able to persuade somebody to believe that something is true or to act Cooperative education - a school program that allows students to receive academic credit for career work in the student's field of interest done outside the school Correlation - a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) - Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area.
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary Dual enrollment - involves students being enrolled in two separate, academically related institutions. Generally, it refers to high school students taking college courses. Extra-curricular activities - fall outside the realm of the normal curriculum of school or university education, performed by students. Such activities are generally voluntary, mandatory, non-paying, social, philanthropic as opposed to scholastic, and often involve others of the same age. Formal Learning - highly institutionalized, bureaucratic, curriculum driven, and formally recognized with grades, diplomas, or certificates IB courses – International baccalaureate, offering internationally recognized courses Informal Learning - organized learning outside of the formal education system; tend to be short-term, voluntary, and have few if any prerequisites.
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary Internship - a type of work experience for entry-level job- seekers Interpersonal skills - concerning or involving relationships between people Legible - (of handwriting or print) clear enough to read Post-Secondary - education after high school. Proofread - to read the text and mark corrections to be made Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) - appointed by the Secretary of Labor to determine the skills our young people need to succeed in the world of work
Objective 2.01 Vocabulary TEACH format – – Think: What will this chapter be about? What do I need to learn from this chapter? – Explain: Decide what you already know about the chapter. – Ask: Who? What? Where? When? Why? – Clues: Title, Key words, Headings, Illustrations – Handwrite chapter highlights: Definitions, formulas and main concepts Transcript - an official document showing the educational work of a student in a school or college
Objective 2.01 Importance of educational achievement & performance Impact on educational options – High School Transcripts – Grades Attendance – Post-Secondary Academic Standing upon graduation
Objective 2.01 Importance of educational achievement & performance Correlation to career goals – Coursework to meet educational requirements i.e. Graduation requirements – Elective courses of study i.e. CNA certification – Workplace certifications available in high school ASE Quickbooks Microsoft – Word – PowerPoint
Objective 2.01 Importance of educational achievement & performance Correlation to career goals – Financial relationships What careers pay what? – Post-secondary requirements What do you need to get into college – Workplace requirements Does your career require a degree? And/or does it require training?
Objective 2.01 Strategies to improve educational achievement & performance Reading comprehension strategies – Scan the material Look over the material before you begin to read it. See what the material is about – Use the TEACH format Think: What will this chapter be about? What do I need to learn from this chapter? Explain: Decide what you already know about the chapter. Ask: Who? What? Where? When? Why? Clues: Title, Key words, Headings, Illustrations Handwrite chapter highlights: Definitions, formulas and main concepts
Objective 2.01 Strategies to improve educational achievement & performance Writing Strategies – Write legibly. – Remember the 3 C’s: Clear, Concise, and Convincing. – Write simply in an understandable format. – Proofread your work.
Objective 2.01 Strategies to improve educational achievement & performance Test Taking Strategies – Test Preparation Strategies 1. Develop a plan of action 2. Study processes 3. Sleep and health impacts 1. Inadequate rest results in poor scores 1. i.e. more accidents on the job – Testing processes Follow your plan
Objective 2.01 Strategies to improve educational achievement & performance Learning Resources – Books – Computer and on-line resources High school classes – Teacher websites – Mentors/tutors i.e. Tuesday/Thursday learning centers
Objective 2.01 Study Skills & Learning Habits Listening Strategies – Stop Talking – Practice active listening a skill that can be acquired and developed with practice. difficult to master take time and patience to develop. fully concentrating on what is being said rather than just passively ‘hearing’ the message of the speaker. Find more at: http://www.skillsyouneed.com/ips/active- listening.html#ixzz3EoCuywY2http://www.skillsyouneed.com/ips/active- listening.html#ixzz3EoCuywY2 – Focus on presenter – Repeat messages to determine understanding
Objective 2.01 Study Skills & Learning Habits Concentration Strategies – Avoid distraction/stay focused – Concentrate on the task – Study effectively – Take breaks
Objective 2.01 Study Skills & Learning Habits Effective habits – Keep a course notebook. – Clearly understand the assignment and follow instructions. – Keep assignments up to date. – Schedule a time and place to study. – Don’t procrastinate. – Study in short segments instead of “cramming”. – Complete hard assignments first. – Participate in class activities/discussions.
Poor habits – Completing easiest assignments first – Studying around loud noise/distraction – Studying in a cluttered environment – Letting your thoughts wander – Studying when tired or hungry – Failing to reflect on the meaning of the assignment – Staying up late to study – Cramming Objective 2.01 Study Skills & Learning Habits
Memory Strategies – Employ listening and concentration skills – Repeat verbally or in writing – Associate material with the familiar (analogies) a comparison between two things – Employ mnemonic device any learning technique that aids information retention Use the first letters of the material/list to make a silly sentence/story. Create an acronym.
Objective 2.01 Study Skills & Learning Habits Note-taking Strategies – Listen carefully – Write legibly – Follow along with the presenter Copy from the board. Record repeated phrases. Record topics of emphasis (teacher’s voice tone, repeating of ideas/phrases, pace). – Organize notes Outline Diagrams – Review notes
Objective 2.01 Utilization of learning style information to improve educational achievement & attainment Personal learning style to improve educational achievement – The following link has a QUIZ: Go to the link and take the quiz Write down what your learning style is Raise your hand so I can come to your computer and check it – http://www.educationplanner.org/students/self- assessments/learning-styles-quiz.shtml http://www.educationplanner.org/students/self- assessments/learning-styles-quiz.shtml
Objective 2.01 Utilization of learning style information to improve educational achievement & attainment Working with others to increase educational understanding – Who can help? Parents Teachers Guidance Counselors Mentor Professional in the career