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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October 22nd, 2021

High School Resource: Getting the News

High School Resource Getting the News In this activity, students read newspapers and record, discuss, and present to the class the Top 10 newsmakers of the week. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.I.1, CDOS.I.1.1.B, 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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October 20th, 2021

Middle School Resource: What Shall I Be?

Middle School Resource What Shall I Be? In this activity, students will research the job market through the Internet. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.I.1, CDOS.I.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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