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CTE: Career Technical Education

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11. Exploring Career Choices with the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

Activity Description

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

The Occumational Outlook Handbook is created and maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes an up-to-date description of occupations, job summaries, entry-level education, median pay, and projected job growth

For this project, using the OOH, students will investigate three jobs of their choice and engage in project based learning activities to delve into various careers and discuss future trends. 

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Intermediate, High, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
12. Fact-Checking Using Online Tools: Snopes, FacCheck and Politifact

Activity Description

 

Students Using a Computer
Source: Flickr by Berkeley Lab by flickr (License: Creative Commons 4.0)
 

A skill we need to teach our students is to fact-check those things they read, hear, or see in the media. Using online checkers:  snopes, FactCheck and Politifact, students will investigate a current story presented in the media.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
13. Fact-Checking Using the CRAAP Test, SIFT Method, or SMART Check

Activity Description

 
The CRAAP Test
Source: Evaluating Resources and Misinformation: the CRAAP Test (License: CC0/Public Domain)
Our students need digital skills and one of the most pressing skills is how to evaluate resources and misinformation. In this activity, students will first study the information at the UChicago Library for three tests that can be used: The SIFT Method, The CRAAP Test, and the SMART Check. Then students will practice using these tests.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
14. Flippity: Games and Flashcards

Activity Description

Flippity
Source: Flippity homepage showing numerous activities (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this activity, students are given a weekly set of vocabulary words to study. Each day a different activity is introduced to help students learn the vocabulary. The week ends with a Flippity Quiz Show game and quiz.

Flippity is a powerful tool that takes the information you enter on a Google Sheet template and then quickly and easily creates numerous online games to help students with vocabulary and spelling. Games include a Jeopardy-style quiz show, Bingo, Hangman, Crossword Puzzles, Word Search, quizzes that generate a certificate when completed, Memory, and more. Imagine your English as a Second Language (ESL) students practicing vocabulary words with flashcards that speak to them. You can even insert images and videos. Activities can be shared to your Google Classroom, Website, Moodle course, or accessed on the Flippity Website.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
15. GCF LearnFree: Online Learning for ABE Students - Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks

Activity Description

 
GCF Learn Free Internet Safety
Source: GCF Learn Free Internet Safety Lesson (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
This site is particularly good for ABE, ASE, or ESL students who struggle with using the Internet or their devices because of their reading level; the site offers clear instructions, images, and video presentations.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.