Career Education Focus:

  1. Learn the role of personal interests in career choices

  2. Learn about Career Data available in exploring career options

  3. Evaluation of Information

  4. Increased knowledge base

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills involved in locating, using, and interpreting a variety of career resources

  2. Relate labor market information to recommended careers

Outcomes

Life-Long Learner Standard:

  1. Gather, organize, and analyze data; evaluate; and draw conclusions 

Lesson Objectives:

  1. Introduction of finding related career data on Learn More Pages (5 min)

  2. Discover Education/Degree required and Salary information

  3. Place information from 5 career choices in a spreadsheet or graphic organizer to compare and contrast your career options (20 min)

  4. Share with group your findings (15 min)

Homework:

Answer the questions below in a one-page report prior to the next class:

  1. List the top five jobs/careers that are the most appealing to you from the results list

  2. Pick one job/career from your top five list that is the most appealing to you and include the following information: income, education, job stability, future prospects and related occupations and state why you are interested in this job/career.

  3. Choose one job/career from the results list that would be the least appealing to you, write down: income, education, job stability, future prospects and related occupations and why you are not interested in this job/career.

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