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Creek Wood High School Career and Technical Education Students learn through hands-on training.

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PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE: CAREER EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS 

Constantly changing patterns of education and work worldwide make it essential that every student has access to career education and guidance. Students who learn strategies for planning and managing their learning and career pathways at and beyond school will have skills they can apply throughout life. 

http://www.edgazette.govt.nz/Articles/Article.aspx?ArticleId=8318

CAREERS EDUCATION MUST BE FOR ALL, NOT JUST THOSE GOING TOUNIVERSITY
by Kira Clarke

https://theconversation.com/careers-education-must-be-for-all-not-just-those-going-to-university-49217

Activities

a) Career Family Tree Worksheet

Take a look at the careers chosen by your grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

http://www.breitlinks.com/careers/career_pdfs/familytreews.pdf

b) You Are the Employer!

This activity introduces the qualities, skills, and behaviors employees are expected to demonstrate in the workplace.

http://www.k12.wa.us/secondaryeducation/careercollegereadiness/CareerReady/Gr6-9/CRL4_Gr6-9YouAreEmployer.pdf

c) How It’s Made…A Career.

Students will identify various items in their classroom that were manufactured. Describe what types of careers would be found in a manufacturing company and research career opportunities. They will also Identify educational requirements for careers in manufacturing. 

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7531/urlt/howitsmade.pdf

d) Job Shadowing 

Students will be able to shadow an adult for some or all of a work day to observe not only job characteristics and responsibilities, but also what each job requires on a day-to-day basis. 

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7531/urlt/job-shadowing.pdfhttps://www.teachervision.com/tv/printables/ca/be_a_journalist.pdf

e) Be a Journalist!
Students will interview a classmate and write a journalism-style feature story.

https://www.teachervision.com/tv/printables/ca/be_a_journalist.pdf

Lesson plans & activities resources

http://www.outstandingcareers.co.uk/resources/

http://www.k12.wa.us/secondaryeducation/careercollegereadiness/CareerReady.aspx