Presentation on theme: "Exploring Career Decisions"— Presentation transcript:
1Exploring Career Decisions Unit A: Who Am I and What Can I Become?Objective 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
2Discipline determines your destiny, not your desire
3College Career Choices (8) Lesson Essential Questions ConceptCollege Career Choices (8)Lesson Essential QuestionsExplain the relationship between your interests, values, personality, learning styles and skills. (8)
4Self-AssessmentSelf-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:ChecklistsQuestionsDrawingsInterest, attitude, and values inventories are self-assessment tools that will help you discover who you are.1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
5People Data Things Ideas Activities that involve helping others, teaching, making friends, babysitting, team sports, etc.PeopleActivities that involve record keeping, surfing the Internet, reading, experimenting, or researching.DataActivities that involve building or fixing things, cooking, working with your hands, and lawn care.ThingsIdeasActivities that involve writing stories or music, painting, inventing, and playing a musical instrument.
6Attitude Attitude is your general view of the world A good attitude View the good side of things.Seeing the good in a bad situationHaving an open mind about thingsA bad attitudeThat means you have a negative attitudeSeeing the bad side of things.1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
7What 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.
8Different Types of Values Relationships – such as family or friends.Responsibility – such as responsibility for work, duties, othersAchievement – such as advanced education, promotions, accomplishments1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
9Different Types of Values Compassion – such as caring for people or animalsRecognition – such as receiving awards or attentionCourage – such as doing the right thing even at risk of self harm1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
10World of Work Winning in the New World of Work 1.01 Understand interests, attitudes, and values.
11Who am I and what can I become? Understanding your personality and identifying your learning styleWhat makes you who you are?What makes you unique?How do you think and learn best?1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
12You’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?Personality is the traits that make a person unique.1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
13How do you learn best? Reading With music Writing Without noise Doing HearingAloneIn groupsWith musicWithout noiseWith pictures and graphsBy teaching others1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
14Verbal/Linguistic Definition Characteristics Verbal/Linguistic – related to words and languageCharacteristicsLikes to read booksListens to and gives verbal presentationsCommunicates through written and verbal messagesLikes discussions and debatesLikes to explain thingsHow does this person learn best?Saying, hearing, and seeing words1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
15Logical/Mathematical DefinitionLogical/Mathematical – reasoned, precise, accurateCharacteristicsLikes to conduct experimentsListens to work with numbersLikes to explore patterns and relationshipsGood at math, problem solving, and reasoningHow does this person learn best?Categorizing, classifying, and working with patterns and relationships1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
16Bodily/Kinesthetic Definition Characteristics Physical activity and movement and awareness through sensory perception – hearing, seeing, smelling, feelingCharacteristicsLikes to move around, touch, talk, and use body languageGood at sports, dancing, gymnastics, and craftsHow does this person learn best?By touching, moving, interacting with space and processing knowledge through bodily sensations1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
17Visual/Spatial Definition Characteristics Mental images, seeing, sightCharacteristicsLikes to draw, build, design, and createDaydreamer and imaginativeWatches movies and plays computer gamesGood at sensing changesGood at puzzles and mazes and reading charts and graphsHow does this person learn best?By visualizing, dreaming, and using colors and pictures1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
18Musical/Rhythmic Definition Characteristics Sound arranged in patterns, tone, and pitch through music, poetry, color, painting, and photographyCharacteristicsLikes to sing, hum tunes, listen to music, play an instrumentGood at picking up sounds, remembering melodies, noticing pitch, rhythm, and patternsGood at keeping timeHow does this person learn best?Through rhythm, melody, and music1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
19Interpersonal Definition Characteristics Related to relationships with other peopleCharacteristicsHas lots of friends, likes to talk and join groupsGood at understanding peopleGood at communicatingGood at mediation (resolving conflict)How does this person learn best?Sharing with others, collaborative groups, and teaching others1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
20Intrapersonal Definition Characteristics Within selfCharacteristicsLikes to work aloneReflective and self-awareInstinctualOriginalHow does this person learn best?Working alone, individualized projects, and self-paced instruction1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
21Naturalistic Definition Characteristics Related to nature and the environmentCharacteristicsLikes to work outsideEnjoys geography, weather, learning about the environmentGood at categorizing, organizing, planning,Interested in preservation and conservationLikes to work with animalsHow does this person learn best?By studying nature’s patterns, such as erosion and climate, learning how things work, and cause and effect relationships1.02 Understand personality and learning styles.
22What Are Skills?Skill is the ability to perform a task due to training and experience. Once you’ve learned something, it becomes a skill.
233 Types of Personal Skills MentalExample: Creative writing, mathematics, memoryPhysicalExample: Gymnastics, aerobics exerciseSocialExample: Conversation
24Transferable skills are general skills used in school and in various types of jobs. Examples include:Communication skillsListening skillsProblem-solving skillsTechnology skillsDecision-making skillsOrganizing and planning skillsTeamwork skillsSocial skillsAdaptability skills
25Discipline determines your destiny, not your desire