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Level the Playing Field: Career Preparation & Employability Skills for High School Classrooms

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Sunday, November 29, 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

cameron beckham  
Erica Hart  

Career preparation is a hot topic in education, but what does this actually look like in high school classrooms? See how to embed career preparation into any content area. Leave with access to no-cost digital lessons explicitly focused on career exploration and readiness.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: -Tablet or Laptop with internet access (Phone will work, but not ideal)

-Free EVERFI account (we’ll do it together in session but will speed things up if it’s already done). Registration link: everfi.com/NewTeacher

Topic: Distance, online & blended learning
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Career and technical education, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Designer
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
Facilitator
  • Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session
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Related exhibitors:
EVERFI

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Few topics are as top-of-mind in secondary education as Career Preparation and Employability Skills. But what does this look like in a high school classroom? In this session, we’ll discuss how to embed career preparation and employability skills into everyday instruction, regardless of subject area. We’ll explore ways to use the latest technology and pedagogy to prepare students for the 21st-century workforce. Attendees will collaborate with other educators and come away with concrete ideas for embedding employability skills into their content-area lessons, as well as turnkey lesson plans from EVERI explicitly focused on career exploration and readiness. To get the most out of this session, bring a device and your pacing guide or planning materials.

Full lesson plan can be found at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YpOXsvBGyKpTMD3cGZISzWle7CTAWr7oO-6Vmt00UrU/edit?usp=sharing

Supporting research

https://everfi.com/insights/webinars/unlocking-career-and-college-readiness/

https://everfi.com/insights/webinars/teacher-trends-financial-education-and-career-readiness/

https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Predictors-of-success-in-the-era-of-the-career-Eby-Butts/90d79c43868188a2aedb89afdf149c6ed922fd24

https://trustedadvisor.com/why-trust-matters/understanding-trust/the-trust-quotient-and-the-science-behind-it

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Presenters

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cameron beckham, George Washington University Online High
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Erica Hart, EVERFI

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