Resources for Teachers
Access these ready-made lesson plans and resources to embed academic and career planning in your classroom using Xello and Inspire, the online career research tools available to Wisconsin students.
Emphasize employability skills or social and emotional learning skills--teamwork, collaboration, problem solving, work ethic, communication skills--which employers value most. Making social and emotional learning (SEL) skills part of the learning equation helps children succeed in school and life.
Concentrate on "disciplinary literacy"--literacy skills unique to a particular industry/curricular area.
Make connections between curricular content and the knowledge and skills needed in a particular occupation.