Career Education Focus:

1. Helps to understand how to gather important facts to include for a potential post-secondary institution/employer.
2. Helps to understand the process of and information included in an electronic portfolio.
3. Evaluation of information.


Life-Long Learner Standard:

1. Identify capabilities and limitations of contemporary and emerging technology resources (portfolios) and assess the potential of technology services to address personal, lifelong learning, and workplace needs.

Lesson Objectives:

1. Provide instruction and lead discussion on the purpose of maintaining documents in a portfolio for applying to a potential post-secondary institution/employer. (15 min)

2. Gather information which may include the following: (25 min for 2-3)

-Application requirements of selected post-secondary institution(s)
-Or Application requirements of a potential employer. Obtained by clicking on the Information Button after Institution Name within Institution Learn More Page (Takes you to the institutions Web Site) or from Find Opportunities in a Career Learn More Page from a Job Listing. 

3. Begin Work on a document that will host the information gathering, which could include some of the following:

-What is your high school academic GPA (9-12) based on 4 point scale?
-What is your current SAT/ACT Score (or Practice Test Score)?
-Have you received any High School Academic Awards?
-What are your Special Interests/or Awards received outside of School?
-Have you had any Job Experiences? If so Dates of Employment and Job Duties.

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