This section helps teachers make NCDG work in the classroom. You will find teacher activities, activities and other resources for implementing NCDG. You can also search the framework by learning stage or keyword.
The teacher activities are sorted by subject area and grade level. Each lesson plan includes the relevant content standard,
as well as the NCDG domain, goal and indicator.
states and local school districts have specific formats for
teacher activities. The lessons presented here are not meant to
be fully crafted, model lessons. Instead, these lessons demonstrate
how career development concepts can be aligned with content
standards to enrich the core lesson and further engage students
in a rigorous learning process. So, think of these as seed
lessons from which to grow your own.
- Discuss terminology...teacher activities vs. academic/career development activity.
- High school....9-12 vs. 9-10, 11-12
select a subject area to start.
By Learning Stage:
NCDG framework indicators are broken out by learning stage (knowledge,
application, and reflection). For information about learning stages
see What is NCDG? You can
find indicators for a particular learning stage under each domain:
helping students with their post-high school plans:
the Jobs Are. Aimed at students, this paper shows
how to use labor force and occupational data to plan for
one’s future. (PDF)
- After Graduation.
Presents a wide array of options for students after they
graduate from high school, and gives information on how
to prepare for the various options. (PDF)
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