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 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 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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October 18th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Flat Stanley Goes to Work

Elementary School Resource Flat Stanley Goes to Work In this activity, students will increase their awareness of the types of jobs available to them in the future and the skills necessary to perform them. 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 […]

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February 5th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Create an Imaginary Business

Learn to Write a Business Plan This activity is best suited for 3rd-4th grade students. It provides students with an opportunity to think creatively as they develop and construct an imaginary business. They will answer essential questions and write a business plan. Opportunities to further develop writing skills come about as students write in their career […]

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August 26th, 2013

The Labor Day Edition

Students know it’s a holiday – the last picnic of the summer, a long weekend to relax (and get ready for back-to-school), but do they really know what Labor Day celebrates? Our Featured Content will help you put the idea of work in perspective for them, and why it’s important in our society.

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