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Students work in groups to explore careers that use content that is specific to their courses. Students first complete a card sort to test their knowledge of careers and educational requirements before developing and presenting an informational report with a group about a career they are interested... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Teachers

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group, Whole Class

Tag Related

  • Communication, Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • College-Going Culture, Cross-Curricular, Research

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest, Post-Secondary and Workforce Goals

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • Choosing a Career
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Time Frame 215 Minutes
Career Quest!

Exploring Careers in Your Content Area

Students work in groups to explore careers that use specific content areas. Students first complete a card sort to test their knowledge of careers and educational requirements before developing and presenting a researched presentation with a group about a career they are interested in. Afterwards, they... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Career Quest!

Exploring Careers in Your Content Area

Tag Related

  • Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts, Financial Literacy, Mathematics, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, Visual Arts, music
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Time Frame
Edible Oasis (Precalculus)

Arc Length and Sector Area of a Circle

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Through this lesson, students will utilize math and equity to discover the equation to solve for any circle's arc length and sector area while investigating food deserts and how they impact a community. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Edible Oasis (Precalculus)

Arc Length and Sector Area of a Circle

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Course Course

  • Precalculus

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • PC.T.1.3
More 2-3 Class Periods
Time Frame 80-90 Minutes
Edible Oasis (Geometry)

Arc Length and Sector Area of a Circle

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Through this lesson, students will use math and equity to discover the equation solving for any circle's arc length and sector area while investigating food deserts and how they impact a community. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Edible Oasis (Geometry)

Arc Length and Sector Area of a Circle

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Course Course

  • Geometry

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • G.C.1.1
More 2-3 Class Periods
Time Frame 80-90 Minutes
Watch Out for Sharks!

Draft a Business Plan Using Shark Tank

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

In this lesson, students will watch and reflect on Shark Tank pitches before brainstorming business ideas with the class. After learning about the basic components of a business plan, groups will develop a business plan specific to the product they brainstormed. As a culmination to the project, groups... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Watch Out for Sharks!

Draft a Business Plan Using Shark Tank

Tag Related

  • Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Course Course

  • Math of Finance
More 6-8 class periods
Time Frame 255 - 340 minutes

The PhET Interactive Simulations project provides free, web-based, authentic, and interactive simulations that focus on math and science concepts from the elementary level through the university level. These simulations encourage inquiry, exploration, and content reinforcement for students and teachers... Read more »

Tech Tool
Math In Motion

Visual Approach to Parabolas

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Students will use their knowledge of real world scenarios to graph a situation. After graphing, the students will use prior knowledge to connect vocabulary terms to the graphs that were created before practicing their own scenario to be graphed. This lesson is intended to introduce the basics of quadratics,... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Math In Motion

Visual Approach to Parabolas

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Course Course

  • Algebra 2

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • A2.F.1.3
More 2-3
Time Frame 100

More quickly create engaging lessons with Wordwall through quizzes, matching, word games, and more. Generate interactive activities, convert into printables, share resources, and post them to a website. Educators have access to a pool of existing resources as well as their own with paid and free subscription... Read more »

Tech Tool

Visual and verbal cues come together with Loom, a free service for teachers to record and post on their schools’ Learning Management Systems (LMS). With Loom, teachers can record a video or screencast the browser's current tab and record while moving through the screen. Uses for Loom include classroom... Read more »

Tech Tool

Would you like to provide students the opportunity to get to know their TI-Nspire prior to its actual use? This resource provides an overview so students feel comfortable and confident with the device from the start. With this resource, students engage in hands-on exploration of the TI-Nspire and learn... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Administrators, All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers, Teachers

User Group Group Size

  • Medium Group (at least 10)

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, Reason, Recognize
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