Secondary educators across Lebanon County, Pennsylvania developed lesson plans to integrate the Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards with the content they teach. This work was made possible through a partnership between the South Central PA Workforce Investment Board (SCPa Works) and Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU13) and was funded by a Teacher in the Workplace Grant Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. This lesson plan was developed by one of the talented educators who participated in this project during the 2018-2019 school year.
It's Your Paycheck! is designed for use in high school personal finance classes. The curriculum contains three sections: "Know Your Dough," "KaChing!" and "All About Credit." The lessons in each of these sections employ various teaching strategies to engage students so that they have opportunities to apply the concepts being taught. Each lesson includes black-line masters of the handouts and visuals needed to teach the lesson.
This lesson is for high school students (usually sophomores-seniors). It can be adapted for middle school.Each student participates in a Job Shadow Day experience. This was originally adapted from the National Groundhog Job Shadow Day. Job Shadow experiences provide students with real-life experiences at jobs that match their career interests. The day can be ½ day or full day, depending on school policy, distance to travel, transportation to and from and other logistics for the students to attend.
Students see the effects that poor soil, excess/insufficient water, and insufficient light have on a plant’s ability to survive. Students make the connection between caring for crops, successful production, and the role of stewardship in Wyoming’s agriculture.
Students learn how farming has changed over time and how technology enhances the tools that farmers use enabling them to be even better stewards of the land.
Students will understand that livestock face multiple challenges and many people are involved in solving those challenges.
Lesson for middle schools students in Study Skills classes or any class where a teacher/counselor wants to teach/review a strategy for taking effective class notes.
This unit is for elementary students grades 3-6. Activities build on cooperation, encouraging communication, team building skills, and participation. The unit includes 4 lessons with a reflection worksheet at the end. These can be used in classroom settings, group counseling, lunch bunch groups or guidance lessons
During the experiments, students hypothesize the effects of climate variability and weather trends on crops. They will then test their hypothesis and make conclusions regarding the results of heat, wind, and freezing on plants. This will help them understand how farmers work to steward agricultural resources in certain environments.