Tuesday – February 21, 2017

Block 1 & 2

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

Objective 4.2:  Student will develop and evaluate a plan to manage their money to achieve personal goals.

Essential Understanding 

4.2.A: personal values and goals and incorporate into personal budget.

4.2.B:  Understand the responsibilities and liabilities with attaining the age of majority.

Key Terms:  Fixed and variable expenses, money management, consumerism, gross and net income.  Age of majority, contracts, liability, adult responsibility, default; Discretionary spending, consumer reports, financial guidelines, consumerism, discretionary spending

Agenda:

  1. Spending Plan PowerPoint w/ Note-Taking Guide
    1. PowerPoint: Spending_Plans_EDITED_1.15.2.G1
    2. Note-Taking Guide: spendingplansstructurednotes
  2. Analyze Three Scenarios’ in class
    1. budget-lessons

Block 3A

Unit 3:  Act:  I’m prepared, now what?

OBJECTIVES

WE KNOW:

There are different options available to finance your post – secondary education to achieve you future career goal.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The need to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the proper way to create a resume with references.
  • Create and format an appropriate cover letter.
  • Complete a job application.
  • Identify resources for job availability
  • Identify the steps necessary for a successful interview.

Key Terms: Employment letters, resumes, job applications, employment websites, job interview. networking, references, using resources to locate jobs, job search techniques (cold calls, blanket letters, job search websites, want ads).

Agenda:

  1. Review Unit II Test
  2. Assign: reference-assignment
  3. Your Guide to Resume Writing – your-guide-to-resume-writing
  4. Video – Resume Writing with work-history-information-for-resume

Friday – February 17, 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:

  • 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. National Guard
  2. Multimedia Project 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. Unit 2 Exam
  2. Complete Missing Assignments

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)

Wednesday – February 15, 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:

  • 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. Fish Video
  2. Work Time on Multimedia Project

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. Everfi – Credit Score
  3. Credit Worksheet

Tuesday – February 14, 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:

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. Discussion: How Full is you Bucket? – Employability Skills – How Full Is Your Bucket
  2. Review Interview Fair Folders
  3. Discussion: Ethics – Choices and consequences with handout
  4. Introduce Multimedia Project – Workplace Readiness Unit IV Multimedia Project

 

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. Review:  Isabella Langley Credit Report Case Study
    1. Story: 1-4-2-e1
    2. Credit Report: 1-4-2-e2
  3. Everfi – Credit Score