Monday – March 27, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 1:  Explore:  Career and Finance Exploration  

OBJECTIVES:

We Know:   Through the self-understanding assessments, we are able to better evaluate careers that match our interest, skills and values; which will help us to better reach our desired lifestyle.

We Understand:  The importance of acquiring knowledge about various banking functions provided by financial institutions and how these services will be utilized in everyday life.

We will be Able To:

  • Maintain a personal checking/debit account including how to open an account
  • endorsing a check, completing a deposit slip, writing a check, proper use of a debit card, maintaining a check register and reconciling a bank statement.

Objective:  Utilize electronic banking functions and the services financial institutions provide.

Key Terms: Checking accounts, direct deposit, online bill pay, debit cards, credit cards, automatic withdrawals, savings account, ATM, bank fees, account reconciliation, money management.

Agenda:

  1. Banking Pretest – EXPLORE Banking Pretest
  2. Discussion:  Powerpoint on Electronic Banking (Slides #1 – #59) – checking-account-and-debit-card
    1. Complete Student Instructions & Worksheet – Student Instructions and Worksheets Checking and Debit Account Simulation
  3. Everfi – Overview and Banking
    1. Username: lps_StudentID#
    2. Password: LPS Network Password
    3. Class Codes:
      1. Block 1: 1bb68a1d
      2. Block 2: 54250a48

Block 3A

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

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)

Agenda:

  1. Discussion: Part II Interviewing Prezi
  2. Practice Interview Questions – top-50-interview-questionsTop 50 Interview Questions
  3. Video – Interviewing
  4. Complete Folders / Company Research interview- interview-Interview – interview-research-on-company

Friday – March 24, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 1:  Explore:  Career and Finance Exploration  

OBJECTIVES:

We Know:  Acquiring knowledge of self helps one to make informed career decisions.

We Understand:  By gaining knowledge of one’s personal strengths and weaknesses students will develop a better understanding of potential careers and the effect it will have on one’s income and lifestyle.,

We will be Able To:

  • Identify potential career choices after completing interest, skills/ abilities, and work value assessments.
  • Recognize how the choices we make now and in the future can impact our income potential and its effect on one’s lifestyle.

Objective:  Utilize one’s interest, skills and work place values to evaluate their potential as an entrepreneur.

Key Terms:

Financial implications, job satisfaction, balance of work/family.

Agenda:

  1. Gallup Speaker
  2. Discussion on Entrepreneurship – entrepreneurship
    1. Video: Teen Millionaires and How they did it – Link
  3. Activity – How Entrepreneurial are YOU? – Survey
  4. Assign: job-shadow-confirmation-form

Block 3A

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

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. Practice Interview Questions
  2. Prepare Interview Folders
    1. Cover Letter (Signed)
    2. Resume
    3. Reference Page (Typed)
    4. Application (Typed & Signed)
    5. Top 50 Interview Questions

Thursday – March 23, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 1:  Explore:  Career and Finance Exploration  

OBJECTIVES:

We Know:  Acquiring knowledge of self helps one to make informed career decisions.

We Understand:  By gaining knowledge of one’s personal strengths and weaknesses students will develop a better understanding of potential careers and the effect it will have on one’s income and lifestyle.,

We will be Able To:

  • Identify potential career choices after completing interest, skills/ abilities, and work value assessments.
  • Recognize how the choices we make now and in the future can impact our income potential and its effect on one’s lifestyle.

Objective:  Utilize one’s interest, skills and work place values to evaluate their potential as an entrepreneur.

Key Terms:

Financial implications, job satisfaction, balance of work/family.

Agenda:

  1. Counselor Day
  2. NCC Values Assessment with ncc-work-values-research
  3. Complete Missing Assignments

Block 3A

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

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. Bell Ringer – Review Interview Rubric
  2. Discussion: Interview Preparation
  3. Practice Interview Questions
  4. Prepare Interview Folders
    1. Cover Letter (Signed)
    2. Resume
    3. Reference Page (Typed)
    4. Application (Typed & Signed)
    5. Top 50 Interview Questions

Wednesday – March 22, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 1:  Explore:  Career and Finance Exploration  

We Know:  Acquiring knowledge of self helps one to make informed career decisions.

We Understand:  By gaining knowledge of one’s personal strengths and weaknesses students will develop a better understanding of potential careers and the effect it will have on one’s income and lifestyle.,

We will be Able To:

  • Identify potential career choices after completing interest, skills/ abilities, and work value assessments.
  • Recognize how the choices we make now and in the future can impact our income potential and its effect on one’s lifestyle.

Objective:  Define Human Capital and evaluate its effect on one’s lifestyle potential.

Key Terms:  Work values, interests, personality, skills/abilities

Agenda:

  1. Discussion: Human Capital (Buying with Dimes) – human-capital-activity
  2. Lifestyle (Educationquest) with Opportunity Cost discussion
  3. NCC Skills Assessment with NCC Skills Confidence Research

Block 3A

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

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. Complete: Cover Letters
  2. Peer Review Cover Letters
  3. Interview Fair Preparation

Tuesday – March 21, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 1:  Explore:  Career and Finance Exploration  

OBJECTIVES:  The learner will . . . .

We Know:  Acquiring knowledge of self helps one to make informed career decisions.

We Understand:  By gaining knowledge of one’s personal strengths and weaknesses students will develop a better understanding of potential careers and the effect it will have on one’s income and lifestyle.,

We will be Able To:

  • Identify potential career choices after completing interest, skills/ abilities, and work value assessments.
  • Recognize how the choices we make now and in the future can impact our income potential and its effect on one’s lifestyle.

Objective:  List different reasons why people work and the factors involved that affect one’s career choices.

Key Terms:  Work values, interests, personality, skills/abilities

Agenda:

  1. Bell Ringer: Face the Facts
  2. Why People Work PowerPoint – why-people-work
  3. Create portfolio on NCC Web site
    1. Username: lps_studentid# – i.e.: lps_000000
    2. Password: Your LPS Network Password
    3. Authorization Code: N4226652JNR
  4. Complete Interest Assessments in Nebraska Career Connections
  5. Assign: NCC Career Interests Research– DCA

Block 3A

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

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. Format Cover Letters for Mock Interview Fair