Friday, February 28, 2014

Day 34-35: Your Resume

Let's talk about the resume project.

You will have today and Tuesday to work on it.  For this assignment, I would like a paper copy.  That copy needs to printed by the beginning of class Wednesday.

Resume Help:

Sample Resume 1
Sample Resume 2
Sample Resume 3

Resume Buzz Words & Action Verbs
Resume Building:  Helpful Hints

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Day 33: Resumes Cont.

1.  With a partner, find the errors in this resume sample. (Make a copy, put both of your names in the title)
2.  Discuss the errors as a class.
3.  Work on collecting your accomplishments.  Make a copy of this doc.

Resumes for High School Students w/o Job Experience
Resume Tips

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Day 32: Intro to Resumes

1.  Take about 10 minutes and finish up the job application activity from yesterday.
2.  Parts of a Resume-  Google Pres.
3.  With a partner, find the errors in this resume sample. (Make a copy, put both of your names in the title)
4.  Discuss the errors as a class.

Resumes for High School Students w/o Job Experience
Resume Tips

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Day 31: Finding Work

1.  Bell Work:  Make a copy of this doc and complete it.  You have 5 minutes.
2. Preparing to Find Work
3.  Application Critique Activity (in your Con Ed Folder)
     -Application Copy (paper copies in class)

Monday, February 24, 2014

Day 30: Myself & My Career Wrap-up

1.  Finish up Pursuit of Happiness.
2.  Finish up all VIAP tests/quizzes and the Myself and My Career Doc (due first thing tomorrow)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Day 27: Career Research

  1. Bell Work- Choosing the Right Career article
  2. Myself and My Career Assignment
    • Using these resources, look up information on a couple of careers in which you are interested and HONESTLY think you may pursue in the future.  After looking at some options, pick ONE that you think is the best option
    • Compare your VIAP Personal Inventory to the information you found on your career and complete the table in this assignment with your findings
      • Fill in the table (Myself & My Career) with complete and coherent thoughts and make sure to site your sources
    • The reflective paragraph MUST be written in complete sentences and should include points on all categories from the table.  This paragraph should be between 3-5 sentences.

This is due at the beginning of class tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Day 26: Connecting YOU With a Carrer

Take about 10 minutes to finish up the Meyers Briggs Activity from Friday.

1.  Take the following 3 short tests and add the results to your Meyers Briggs GDoc.

Spatial Reasoning Test

Career Aptitude Test

Find the Career for You (Career Explorer Test)

2.  Using all of the information you have gathered from all of these little tests and quizzes we have taken, you will need to complete the Myself & My Career GDoc (in your folder).

Friday, February 14, 2014

Day 25: Meyers Briggs

1.  Finish up the VIAP Inventory from yesterday.

2.  2.  In your Con Ed folder, you will find the Meyers Briggs Personality Test.  Please complete the entire GDoc.  It is due at the beginning of class Monday.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Day 24: Careers & VIAP

1.  Intro to Careers
2.  VIAP Inventory (in Con Ed Folder)

Please pick at least 7-10 items from each list and add to your VIAP Inventory Gdoc

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Day 23: Unit 1 Exam

1.  You have to copy and paste the link below into a new tab.  It will not work if you just click it.
2.  Your student code is your ID #.
3.  You MUST click save before going to the next page.  Then click finalize to submit your answers.
4.  Please type out the short answer questions and print them to the 3000 or 5200 printer.  If you are doing a makeup test in study hall, you will need to email me your responses or share a Google Doc with me.
5.  The form on OLA is missing questions 23-25.  So only complete 1-22.

Unit 1 Exam Link:
Proctor Verification Code: consumer

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Day 22: Common Craft Wrap Up & Unit Review

1.  The Unit 1 Test is tomorrow.  The review guide is optional and has been located in your Con Ed Folder.
2.  During class today you need to review your videos and upload them to YouTube.  They are due Friday.  I will not be accepting them after Friday.  Period.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Day 16, 17, 19-21: Consumer Common Craft Videos

Today we are going to start our Unit 1 major project.  It is due at the end of class Monday.

1.  What is a Common Craft Video?

2.  Consumer Common Craft Project

Project Timeline:

Today:  Introduce Project, pick groups, topic, get started
Tuesday & Thursday:  Preparation of script and storyboard

Wednesday: We have a guest speaker in our classroom.

Friday:  Props and practice in library. (groups can record if ready)
Monday:  Record in library