ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Human Services (8), or Mathematics (8)
Title: Scatter Plotting: A Study in Aviation
Description: In this lesson, students will be demonstrate some of the critical thinking skills for a career in aviation. Students will create a scatter plot to illustrate the relationship between the operation cost of a plane and and the number of seats on the plane. How can a pilot keep their operating costs down?
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Job Interview Gone Wrong!
Digital Tool: Bitstrips for Schools
Digital Tool Description: Bitstrips for Schools is a website where students can create their own comic strips. Teachers can create classes under their account. There is 30-day free trial, or you can purchase a monthly or yearly subscription. Teachers can assign activities to their classes. A demonstration of the activity can be viewed.
Title: Creating a Movie Trailer to Promote Yourself
Digital Tool: iMovie app
Digital Tool Description: Through the iMovie trailer option, students can create visually stimulating movie trailers. Students will use the iMovie trailer option to create a virtual resume of their attributes and skills for a particular job or career.
Title: Let's Learn Great Job Interview Skills!
Digital Tool: School Tube
Digital Tool Description: School Tube is a great resource for schools. It contains videos created by and for students and teachers. This video provides examples of successful and unsuccessful interview techniques.
This podcast was created to demonstrate researching a career using an online resource. Suggested facts to look for when researching a career are what the job involves, educational requirements and certifications, salary range and how to explore the career. Using an online resource can make the research easier and faster.