There’s no denying that social media has become a central topic for many high school classrooms to explore. Students love to engage with it, and depending on the projects you use to exercise their skills, they may walk away with greater insight into how it affects their lives.
Professionalism is an essential soft skill in today’s workplace, and high school teachers are often the ones expected to teach these skills to their students.
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It’s never easy to teach students how to take initiative. How do you know which students are comfortable with initiative, and how do you help the ones who need it? On top of that, how do you know students have mastered initiative for the workplace? One teacher told us that employers list “initiative” as the biggest issue they face with new employees coming from work-based learning programs. So how can you motivate your students to take initiative in the classroom and the workplace?
As a high school personal finance instructor, finding the perfect projects to use with your students can be challenging. Choosing suitable personal finance projects is critical to ensuring your students understand the differences between business and personal finance and apply what they’ve learned to become good money managers.
When it comes to teaching Microsoft Office, projects are an excellent way to assess the practical skills your high schoolers have picked up in class. After all, Office applications like Word and Excel are really just tools—it’s up to students to make great things out of them.
As a CTE health science teacher, you know how vital medical terminology is to your students' future success. After all, medical terminology is integral in every health career pathway and your students must master it to get certified and start working in their chosen fields.