September 9th, 2022

High School Resource: The Big Picture

High School Resource The Big Picture In this activity, students will examine the important roles their career choices play in the world around them and develop criteria to assist in making positive career choices. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.1.1.A, CDOS.C.1.1.B, CDOS.C.1.1.C and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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September 5th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Career Charts

Elementary School Resource Career Charts In this activity, students will complete and discuss post-interview form. They will create a chart of skills that the visitors spoke about. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.E.1, CDOS.E.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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June 10th, 2022

High School Resource: International Business Travel

High School Resource International Business Travel Activity: This project requires students to assume the role of an employee of a business. This person has been assigned the task of researching a country where the company is hoping to expand. They find facts about this country and make travel plans for their business manager to attend […]

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June 8th, 2022

Middle School Resource: World Travels

Middle School Resource World Travels In this activity: Students will learn about the major world biomes. Students will develop travel brochures to countries within the biomes. Students will gain an awareness of careers associated with travel. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.3.11, W.4.11, W.5.11, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring […]

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December 31st, 2021

High School Resource: Electrician’s Math

High School Resource Electrician’s Math In this activity, students will use formulas to calculate the number of amperes a typical house could use. Activity: Students, working in groups or as a class, determine the typical electrical devices found in a home. (Don’t forget the lights!) Students determine the wattage rating of each device. Students check […]

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December 29th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Managers of the Future

Middle School Resource Managers of the Future In this activity, students will develop problem-solving strategies and interact effectively with business partners. Activity: Students are divided into groups. The teacher provides students with several pictures of people in different types of dress (e.g., business, casual, sloppy), and with the names of different occupations, mounted on heavy […]

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December 22nd, 2021

Middle School Resource: Blackboards and Butcher Blocks

Middle School Resource Blackboards and Butcher Blocks In this activity, students will gain information about the jobs available in the foodservice industry and demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting skills, product management, and health issues. Activity: Students visit a local restaurant and get a behind-the-scenes look at a restaurant operation. The restaurant manager, or representative, conducts […]

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November 19th, 2021

High School Resource: Mind Your Own Business

High School Resource Mind Your Own Business In this activity, student groups create and illustrate the perfect place to work. Activity: As a group, you create and illustrate the “perfect” place to work. You may decide to manufacture a product, provide a service, manage information, etc. You may decide to help people in need, build […]

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November 17th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Issues Presentations

Middle School Resource Issues Presentations In this activity, students work in groups of four. Each group is assigned an issue of concern to the school community. For example; the book bag ban, the dress code, the quality of school lunch food, the need for metal detectors, etc. Group members first agree on the side or […]

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November 15th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: School Store

Elementary School Resource School Store In this activity, students will gain life experiences in the world of work within a school-business setting. The school store is housed in a 4th-grade classroom. It contains school supplies, which are sold to the students. Inventory and prices are preset by the teacher. Students hold various jobs at the […]

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