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21 st Century Life and Careers Introduction to Standard 9
What Well Do Today Quick overview of Standard 9 What are 21 st Century Skills? Organization of Standard 9 Review structure of Standards Review of website and documents Overview of Personalized Learning Plans Wrap-up
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THE BIG PICTURE New & Revised Standards were Adopted June 2009 Emphasis on Integrating 21 st Century Skills & Global Perspectives Expands Career education Implementation by September 1,2012
WHY STANDARD 9 ? Intent and Spirit of the 21st-Century Life and Career Standards Through instruction in life and career skills, all students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for life as citizens and workers in the 21st century.
Context of Standard 9 In the 21st century, life and work are conducted in a dynamic context that includes: A global society facing complex political, economic, technological, and environmental challenges A service economy driven by information, knowledge, and innovation Diverse communities and workplaces that rely on cross-cultural collaborative relationships and virtual social networks An intensely competitive and constantly changing worldwide marketplace
WHAT ARE 21 st CENTURY SKILLS? 21 st Century Life Skills include creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving skills needed in order for individuals to function successfully as global citizens and workers in diverse ethnic and organizational cultures.
21st Century Careers means: Careers and occupations that have been impacted by technological and global forces and are in an ongoing state of reinvention due to technological advances and e - commerce.
21st Century Themes and Skills: Are to be integrated into all content areas as follows: i. Themes: (1) Global Awareness; (2) Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy; (3) Civic Literacy; and (4) Health Literacy; From N.J.A.C. 6A:8 Standards & Assessment
21st Century Themes and Skills ii. Learning and Innovation Skills: (1) Creativity and Innovation; (2) Critical Thinking and Problem Solving; and (3) Communication and Collaboration Skills; iii. Information, Media and Technology Skills; and
21st Century Themes and Skills iv. Life and Career Skills: (1) Flexibility and Adaptability; (2) Initiative and Self - Direction; (3) Social and Cross-Cultural Skills; (4) Productivity and Accountability; and (5) Leadership and Responsibility.
Entrepreneurial Careers What is this and what does it do?
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What are some examples of careers or inventions that have rocked the world since you graduated from high school?
Organization of Standard 9 21 st Century Life & Careers 9.1: 21 ST Century Life Skills 9.2: Personal Financial Literacy 9.3: Career Awareness, Exploration & Preparation 9.4: Career & Technical Education
INTENT OF STANDARD 9.1 Standard st Century Life Skills: All students will demonstrate the creative, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem- solving skills needed to function successfully as both global citizens and workers in diverse ethnic and organizational cultures.
Standard 9.1: 21 st Century Life Skills STRANDS Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Creativity and Innovation Collaboration, Teamwork, and Leadership Cross-Cultural Understanding and Interpersonal Communication Communication and Media Fluency Accountability, Productivity, and Ethics For All Students – K-12
INTENT OF STANDARD 9.2 Standard 9.2 Personal Financial Literacy: All students will develop skills and strategies that promote personal and financial responsibility related to financial planning, savings, investment, and charitable giving in the global economy.
9.2: Personal Financial Literacy STRANDS Income and Careers Money Management Credit and Debt Management Planning, Saving, and Investing Becoming a Critical Consumer Civic Financial Responsibility Risk Management and Insurance For All Students - K-12
INTENT OF STANDARD 9.3 Standard 9.3 Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation: All students will apply knowledge about and engage in the process of career awareness, exploration, and preparation in order to navigate the globally competitive work environment of the information age.
9.3: Career Awareness, Exploration & Preparation STRANDS Career Awareness Career Exploration Career Preparation For All Students, K- 12
INTENT OF STANDARD 9.4 Standard 9.4 Career and Technical Education: All students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees.
STANDARD 9.4: Career and Technical Education Agriculture, Food, & Natural ResourcesAgriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Architecture & ConstructionArchitecture & Construction Arts, A/V Technology & CommunicationsArts, A/V Technology & Communications Business, Management & AdministrationBusiness, Management & Administration Education & TrainingEducation & Training FinanceFinance Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration Health ScienceHealth Science Hospitality & TourismHospitality & Tourism Human ServicesHuman Services Information TechnologyInformation Technology Law, Public Safety,Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Corrections & Security ManufacturingManufacturing Marketing, Sales & ServiceMarketing, Sales & Service Science, Technology, Engineering & MathematicsScience, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Transportation, Distribution & LogisticsTransportation, Distribution & Logistics
LETS TAKE A LOOK AT STANDARD 9.3 NJCCCS Website: Review of Standard Structure and Content
9.3.A Career Awareness K-4 Career awareness includes an understanding of the world of work and the knowledge and skills needed for traditional and nontraditional jobs and careers. How are your students learning about careers? Discussion
9.3.A Career Awareness Content Statement: Career awareness includes an understanding of the world of work and the knowledge and skills needed for traditional and nontraditional jobs and careers. CPI #9.3.4.A.3: Appraise personal likes and dislikes and identify careers that might be suited to personal likes.
ACTIVITY 9.3.A Career Awareness Activity: Research careers: Visit career video websites. nodeid=28 Create presentations about a career you like the most. Demonstrate why you like that career. Class posts career presentations online. Class invites other grades to visit the career presentations. Class sends an online survey (google docs) to other classes to vote for the best presentation, most interesting career, and most unique career.
9.3.B.Career Exploration 5-8 Career exploration includes investigation of the contemporary workplace and an understanding of the relationships among personal abilities, education, and knowledge and skills needed to pursue 21st-century occupations and careers.
ACTIVITY 9.3.B Career Exploration Content Statement: Career exploration includes investigation of the contemporary workplace and an understanding of the relationships among personal abilities, education, and knowledge and skills needed to pursue 21st- century occupations and careers. CPI #9.3.8.B.3: Evaluate personal abilities, interests, and motivations and discuss how they might influence job and career selection.
ACTIVITY 9.3.C. Career Preparation Example: Play the This Could Be Your Life interactive game hosted by the Rutgers University Nontraditional Career Resource Center. Students learn how career and life choices impact income levels, education, residence, family situation, etc., and vice versa. Students can also determine the earning power needed to survive economically within the context of those choices. This Could Be Your Life Game website: u/life/index.html u/life/index.html Other Ideas?
9.3.C. Career Preparation 9-12 Career preparation requires purposeful planning based on research, self-knowledge, and informed choices.
Essential Elements of Transformed Secondary Schools (Grades 6-12) Personalization Learning and Teaching Leadership Policy Student- centered learning environment
Career Resources NJDOE Career Toolbox: NJLWD Career Website: x.html x.html Federal Occupational Information Network: Green Jobs: Learn-Do-Earn:
What is a Personalized Student Learning Plan? Formalized plan and process that involves students setting learning goals based on personal, academic and career interests, beginning in the middle school grades and continuing throughout high school with the close support of adult mentors that include teachers, counselors and parents. (N.J.A.C. 6A:8 – Standards and Assessment for Student Achievement)
Adopted Amendments The Department of Education shall conduct a two- year pilot project and evaluation of Personalized Student Learning Plans beginning in the school year. The Department intends that district boards of education shall develop and implement a Personalized Student Learning Plan, for each secondary school student in grades 6 – 12, according to a schedule developed by the Department of Education. (N.J.A.C. 6A:8 - Standards and Assessment for Student Achievement)
Implementation of Personalized Learning Pilot School Year 2009 – 2010 –Grades 6 and 9 School Year 2010 – 2011 –Grades 6 and 9 and 7 and 10
Personalized Student Learning Plan Pilot Process and Product Personal Development Academic Development Career Development Replication, Portability and Flexibili ty
NJDOE Contact for Personalized Student Learning Plans Lori Howard Education Program Development Specialist Office of Career and Technical Education
Resource Guide Developed Research (National and State) State Resources Curriculum Resources Sample Advisory Programs Ongoing Updates
Conclusion Standard 9 Coordinator: Dale Schmid, Office of Academic Standards Standard 9.2 Content Specialist: Sandy ONeil, Office of Educational Technology and Office of Academic Standards Standard 9.4 Content Specialist: Anne Freeman, Office of Career and Technical Education