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1 Exploring Career Decisions 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.1 Unit A: Who Am I and What Can I Become? Objective 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.

2 Discipline determines your destiny, not your desire

3 Concept College Career Choices (8) Lesson Essential Questions Explain the relationship between your interests, values, personality, learning styles and skills. (8)

4 Self-Assessment 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.4 Self-Assessment is a way to learn more about who you are. To discover who you are, you can use self- assessment tools in the form of: Checklists Questions Drawings Interest, attitude, and values inventories are self-assessment tools that will help you discover who you are.

5 Activities that involve writing stories or music, painting, inventing, and playing a musical instrument. Activities that involve helping others, teaching, making friends, babysitting, team sports, etc. Activities that involve building or fixing things, cooking, working with your hands, and lawn care. Activities that involve record keeping, surfing the Internet, reading, experimenting, or researching. People Data Things Ideas

6 Attitude Attitude is your general view of the world A good attitude View the good side of things. Seeing the good in a bad situation Having an open mind about things A bad attitude That means you have a negative attitude Seeing the bad side of things Understand interests, attitudes, and values. 6

7 What are values? Values tell us what is good, important, useful, desirable, appropriate...etc. Values generate behavior. Values answer the question of why we do what we do. What your family determine is good, important, useful, desirable, and appropriate. Does not have a monetary $$$ emphasis. 7

8 Different Types of Values Relationships – such as family or friends. Responsibility – such as responsibility for work, duties, others Achievement – such as advanced education, promotions, accomplishments 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.8

9 Different Types of Values Compassion – such as caring for people or animals Recognition – such as receiving awards or attention Courage – such as doing the right thing even at risk of self harm 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.9

10 World of Work Winning in the New World of Work Understand interests, attitudes, and values.10

11 Who am I and what can I become? Understanding your personality and identifying your learning style What makes you who you are? What makes you unique? How do you think and learn best? 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.11

12 You’ve Got Personality! Personality can be categorized by your: Actions – Helpful, playful, charming… Feelings – Happy, sad, glad… Habits – talk fast when nervous, twirl hair when thinking.. Thoughts – wishful, positive, negative….. What are some other examples? 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.12

13 How do you learn best? Reading Writing Doing Hearing Alone In groups With music Without noise With pictures and graphs By teaching others 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.13

14 Verbal/Linguistic 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.14 Definition Verbal/Linguistic – related to words and language Characteristics Likes to read books Listens to and gives verbal presentations Communicates through written and verbal messages Likes discussions and debates Likes to explain things How does this person learn best? Saying, hearing, and seeing words

15 Logical/Mathematical 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.15 Definition Logical/Mathematical – reasoned, precise, accurate Characteristics Likes to conduct experiments Listens to work with numbers Likes to explore patterns and relationships Good at math, problem solving, and reasoning How does this person learn best? Categorizing, classifying, and working with patterns and relationships

16 Bodily/Kinesthetic 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.16 Definition Physical activity and movement and awareness through sensory perception – hearing, seeing, smelling, feeling Characteristics Likes to move around, touch, talk, and use body language Good at sports, dancing, gymnastics, and crafts How does this person learn best? By touching, moving, interacting with space and processing knowledge through bodily sensations

17 Visual/Spatial 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.17 Definition Mental images, seeing, sight Characteristics Likes to draw, build, design, and create Daydreamer and imaginative Watches movies and plays computer games Good at sensing changes Good at puzzles and mazes and reading charts and graphs How does this person learn best? By visualizing, dreaming, and using colors and pictures

18 Musical/Rhythmic 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.18 Definition Sound arranged in patterns, tone, and pitch through music, poetry, color, painting, and photography Characteristics Likes to sing, hum tunes, listen to music, play an instrument Good at picking up sounds, remembering melodies, noticing pitch, rhythm, and patterns Good at keeping time How does this person learn best? Through rhythm, melody, and music

19 Interpersonal 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.19 Definition Related to relationships with other people Characteristics Has lots of friends, likes to talk and join groups Good at understanding people Good at communicating Good at mediation (resolving conflict) How does this person learn best? Sharing with others, collaborative groups, and teaching others

20 Intrapersonal 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.20 Definition Within self Characteristics Likes to work alone Reflective and self-aware Instinctual Original How does this person learn best? Working alone, individualized projects, and self-paced instruction

21 Naturalistic 1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.21 Definition Related to nature and the environment Characteristics Likes to work outside Enjoys geography, weather, learning about the environment Good at categorizing, organizing, planning, Interested in preservation and conservation Likes to work with animals How does this person learn best? By studying nature’s patterns, such as erosion and climate, learning how things work, and cause and effect relationships

22 What Are Skills? Skill is the ability to perform a task due to training and experience. Once you’ve learned something, it becomes a skill.

23 3 Types of Personal Skills 1. Mental  Example: Creative writing, mathematics, memory 2. Physical  Example: Gymnastics, aerobics exercise 3. Social  Example: Conversation

24 Transferable skills are general skills used in school and in various types of jobs. Examples include: Communication skills Listening skills Problem-solving skills Technology skills Decision-making skills Organizing and planning skills Teamwork skills Social skills Adaptability skills

25 Discipline determines your destiny, not your desire


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