Careers Courses 9-12

Career Life Education 10 A-Grade 9 (2 credits)                

In this course students will be working with these Big Ideas in relationship to Career Life Education: Career-life choices are made in a recurring cycle of planning, reflecting, adapting, and deciding; and Career-life decisions are influenced by internal and external factors, including local and global trends. Students will begin to brainstorm ideas for their Capstone Project which they will present in their grade 12 year.

 Career Life Education 10 B-Grade 10 (2 credits)                 

In this course students will be working with these Big Ideas in relationship to Career Life Education: Cultivating networks and reciprocal relationships can support and broaden career-life awareness and options; Finding balance between personal and work life promotes well-being; and lifelong learning fosters career-life opportunities. Students will work to develop their Capstone Proposal and plan.

Career Life Connections 11 (2 Credits)

Career Life Connections 11 students will work with these Big Ideas: Career-life development includes ongoing cycles of exploring, planning, reflecting, adapting, and deciding; Career-life development includes ongoing cycles of exploring, planning, reflecting, adapting, and deciding; engaging in networks and reciprocal relationships can guide and broaden career-life awareness and options; a sense of purpose and career-life balance support well-being; and lifelong learning and active citizenship foster career-life opportunities for people and communities. Students will work to be actively engaged in their capstone by accumulating experiences (in and out of school) related to their Capstone Project.

 Career Life Connections  12 – Capstone (2 Credits)

Career Life Education and Capstone Project is a requirement for graduation

In Career Life Connections 12 students will work to directly relate the Big Ideas and Core Competencies of Career Life Connections 11 to their Capstone Project to finalize the creation of their demonstration of their Capstone Project. Students will then present their project as a requirement

 Peer Tutoring 10/11/12

The Peer Tutoring courses foster social responsibility as well as developing a student’s personal, intellectual and academic growth.  Students will better understand how people learn and make decisions, and a significant focus is on interpersonal skill development.  Peer tutors assist students and the teacher within the class where they have been placed according to their abilities and interests.  Students considering these courses will act as role models.  They should be dependable, have a genuine interest to help, and maintain excellent attendance.