Your students will explore the relationship between education, careers, and income. During class activities, they will
- Analyze the statistical relationship between income and education (Math)
- Research careers in their interest areas (English Language Arts)
- Consider the merits of compulsory education (Social Studies)
- Evaluate the benefits of diverse careers (Family and Consumer Sciences and Business)
Planning For Future Careers
Watch this video for an overview of how education, earnings, and job outlooks relate to one another. You will also receive strategies for helping your student apply this information to their lives.
Learn More, Earn More?
Explore the relationship of income levels to education and calculate the percentages of the differences.
Career Planning 101
Engage your students in research on various careers to find key details including needed education, potential salary, and job prospects.
The Compulsory Education Act
Investigate compulsory education laws with your students and lead a classroom discussion on their impact on individuals, businesses, and society.
Multiple Job Options
What could you be when you grow up? Students explore various jobs within an industry of interest, before sharing their ideas with others in an infographic.