Project: Career & Education Planning using Technology

Teacher: Anne Hageman
School: Topeka High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 03/11/2010
End Date: 05/18/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

We need a special mentor who will provide support for career research and encourage the student to be prepared and plan for his future. Further information about the student will be provided by the teacher upon mentor match.

Description:

This a special independent project for a student who needs of education and career planning as he improves his computer/technology skills. He will need help from a mentor to explore his skills and interests in order to complete his Career & Education Plan by using internet-based resources and information.

Benchmarks:

1. Computer and Internet Skills 2. Writing and Communication Skills 3. Career and Education Research Skills 4. Cooperative Learning Skills through Telementoring 5. STARS/Possible Selves Program Skills

Duration:

11

Grade Level:

11

Content Area:

Life Skills - Computer/Technology Applications

Student Outcomes:

1. Telementoring Messages 2. Student Portfolio Career & Education Research & Plan 3. Resume 4. Cover Letter 5. PowerPoint Presentation about his interests

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. Portfolio Rubric 2. Class Participation 3. Mentor's Input

Teacher Role:

1. Assist with technology curriculum 2. Encourage positive Communication between students and mentors 3. Grade Portfolio and other documents

Mentor Role:

1. Positive Communication with student (2x a week) 2. Provide constructive critique & information related to student's personal resume/cover letter/interview answers 3. Encourage student to continue their education and career/employment opportunities