Thursday – February 16, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 4:  Work:  Beginning the job, staying employed, and advancing

Objective 1:  Students will acquire workplace-readiness skills.

WE KNOW:

Students have to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquisition of new skills.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  1. Identify rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.

Key Terms: Social Networking, Jobs transferrable skills, Continuing education, Equity, Diversity, Ethics, Labor laws, Workplace norms, Soft Skills/ Hard skills; Positive Attitude

Agenda:

  1. Equity Guest Speaker
  2. Complete NCC Career Research #2
  3. Complete Multimedia Presentations

Block 3A

Unit 2 – WE KNOW:

The importance of saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals to help finance post-secondary opportunities.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

Strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor, and control credit.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify and explain when and why credit is used.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of credit.
  • Determine how one earns a good credit score and report
  • Examine consumers’ legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with credit.

Objective 4:  Students will understand strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor and control credit.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Understand individual credit score and report.

Key Terms: Credit rating, credit bureaus/reports; Ethics, secured and unsecured, truth-in-lending, fair credit reporting

Agenda:

  1. Discussion:  Credit Reports and Scores PowerPoint
    1. Note-Taking Guide: Link
  2. Credit Worksheet
  3. Review for Unit 2 Exam (Unit 2 Exam is Friday)