Project: Global Women & Careers

Teacher: Molly McDuffie
School: Topeka High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 03/04/2010
End Date: 04/02/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Female professionals are encouraged participate in this project. I am requesting a diverse group of FEMALE mentors that can support the career interests of my students. Of particular interest are mentors who have traveling or living abroad experience outside of the United States or have some personal knowledge and experience in different cultures and nations.

Description:

The students of the Women Studies class will be researching about their career interests in different countries. Their mentor will provide first-account information and relevant resources to complete their research and powerpoint presentation.

Benchmarks:

1. Social Studies/Women Studies Curriculum 2. Technology & Communication Skills 3. Research Skills 4. Independent & Group Learning/Work Skills

Duration:

4

Grade Level:

10

Content Area:

Women's Studies

Student Outcomes:

Students will create Power Point presentation that provides an audience with information about their career interests in a different country.

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Message Correspondence (Participation in Class) 2. Powerpoint Rubric (Content/Presentation)

Teacher Role:

1. Prepare & Teach curriculum 2. Facilitate positive and proactive communcation between mentors and students by writing weekly message

Mentor Role:

1. Communicate with student(s) 2x a week 2. Assist in research and powerpoint presentation 3. Maintain positive and proactive communication between teacher/students