January 27th – January 31st

Introduction to Business and Technology

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

*** GMETRIX Practice Exam 1 Training and Practice Exam 2 Training are due this Friday, January 31st****

Great job on your Career Projects! I will have them graded and back to you by Wednesday of this week. Summative Grade.

Your Unit 1 Assessment will be on Monday, February 3rd. We will have a review on both Wednesday and Friday of this week in preparation for the test.

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 27 – 31 (Week 4)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet, and Diversity in the Workplace

Monday – Objectives: : Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

References and Resume Today – PowerPoint and Handout for Note-Taking

Students will create and format their resume and reference sheets today for parts 3 and 4 of their Career Projects.

GMETRIX if there is any time left.

Tuesday: Objectives: :  Time Management

In the Door: Time Management – It’s My Life and Time vs. Money

$86,400 – Spend the money in 15 minutes – Nothing duplicated, list on Word Document with prices

The importance of time management – Ten Strategies for Better Time Management – Discussion and Notes

 Wednesday: Objectives: Procrastination/Diversity in the Workplace

Procrastination Ted Talk

Procrastination is putting off what you have to or want to do…………

Break down tasks – commit yourself to doing as little as necessary JUST TO get started.

Tagged rules about time management to wrap up topic

Diversity PowerPoint and Handout

Go over everything the test will cover.

Thursday: Objectives: Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity PowerPoint and Handout

Use this link: Understanding Diversity

Choose three prompts from Diversity – Finish and turn in to sub

GMETRIX for remainder of class.

Friday: Objectives: Review for test and Microsoft Word

SmartArt Lessons

Gcflearnfree.org – Lesson 28

Walk through the lesson after viewing the video

SmartArt Practice

Paddle board review for test on Monday

 

 

 

January 20th – January 24th

Introduction to Business and Technology

We are off to a quick start!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 20 – 24 (Week 3)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: Holiday
Tuesday: Objectives: :  SMART Goals

Return all graded paper – Corrections and re print for restaurant proposal

References by Friday – You need to have the information for three references that you may use for your professional resume. Full name, email address and/or phone number, relationship, title, business.

Let’s talk about GMETRIX due dates – Modules 1 and 2 are due on Friday, January 31st. You may work ahead as long as you are staying in the training modules. Grades for Modules 1 and 2 will be averaged for a formative grade in the gradebook.

PowerPoint on goals –  Lecture on short term, intermediate term and long term goals

Lecture on career, personal and educational goals -Graphic Organizer for life goals – Word lesson graphics Shapes –  Smart Goals Worksheet for ONE big goal

 Wednesday: Objectives: Employment Application and Microsoft Word

Read DOL Employment Applications and highlight important points.

Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt – Due at the end of class. You may work with a partner. Turn in to the sub before you leave.

Any extra time on GMETRIX

Thursday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Job Applications PowerPoint – Tips for filling out an application – tagged

Let’s talk about job applications – show some examples – what to do and not to do

Pair/Share – Looking at applications that need help- Let’s fill out an application for employment

Cover Letter today – compose and print

Summative Project -Employability Project – Due on Monday

GMETRIX

Friday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Employability Skills Scenarios

Resume Today – Composing a professional resume for a high school student

Fun Activity

 

 

 

 

January 13 – January 17

Introduction to Business and Technology

We are off to a quick start!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 13 – 17  (Week 2)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: : Manners and Attitude

Recite the teamwork quote,

Do manners matter? How do you make a good impression? What is respect and how do you show it?

Kahoot – Developing a Positive Attitude

Pair/Share: Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward yourself

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your job (school)

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your peers/co-workers

Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward customers

TOTD:  Pass out Positive Attitude handout – DOL handout

Essential questions on Manners/Attitude (tagged in notebook) see above

PowerPoint and Notes – Manners and Attitude in the Workplace  Manners 2019

Guided Notes, Taking Positive Attitudes to Work – Handout

 

WORK ON THE TABLE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK – EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS – Due on Wednesday.

Tuesday: Objectives: Professional Appearance

In the door, What should I Wear? Worksheet – Pair/Share

Dress for Job Success – Handout from DOL

https://www.slideshare.net/aluthe/dress-for-success-hs

Pair/Share – PowerPoint that they will email me – Handout

Extra Credit: Give students my phone number – If they send me a selfie of them in professional dress code, a bonus 10 points on the Unit 1 assessment.

 Wednesday: Objectives:  SMART Goals and GMETRIX

 PowerPoint on SMART goals

Lecture on short term, intermediate term and long term goals

Lecture on career, personal and educational goals

Graphic Organizer for life goals – Word lesson graphics Shapes

Smart Goals Worksheet for ONE big goal

Thursday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Job Applications PowerPoint – Business I

Let’s talk about job applications – show some examples – what to do and not to do

Pair/Share – Looking at applications that need help

Let’s fill out an application for employment

Review the DOL handout for employment applications

Explain to students they need references by Monday

Summative Project

GMETRIX

Friday: Objectives: Career – Job Applications/Resume/Cover Letter/References

Employability Skills Scenarios

Resume Today – Printed

Fun Activity

January 6 – January 10

Introduction to Business and Technology

Welcome Spring, 2020 Students!!!!!

Introduction to Business and Technology – Spring 2020

Lesson plans for the week of:  January 6 – January 10  (Week 1)

 UNIT 1  – Employability Skills, Professional Appearance, Manners and Attitude, SMART Goals, Time Management, Career – Resume/Job App/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Monday – Objectives: Introductions-

Roster and Introduction to Class, TRSS Forms Check, White Paddles – How do you feel this morning? (other questions that are tagged to break the ice)

Review the Syllabus

Foldable Name Plates, Can everyone log in? Join  REMIND  (handouts),  View my BLOG

The Great Discovery – Handout – Help me to know more about you.

 You will be opening a new restaurant during this 18 week course

Name of Restaurant, theme and color scheme, location (include city and state), description of signature dish – Why you chose this particular restaurant – by Monday, August 13

 Introductions – Verbal Communication Skills – Students will tell me three important things about themselves.

Tuesday – Objectives: Introductions

Take up syllabus

Microsoft Certification – Let’s talk about it.

20 Questions and Print to color printer

Introductions – Remainder of introductions – Importance of communication skills as young adult

Colored bathroom passes – color the passes,  Class Rules and Expectations – Students write expectations on poster paper – groups of 4 and hang up around room

Sticky labels on the desk – write down one word that describe someone who is good at their job – put in the parking lot

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills – Notes

What are employability skills? In other words, if you were running a business, what kinds of skills would you want your employees to have? What kind of skills do you think employers want from you? What kind of skills would you want in an employee? Make a list on the board.

 Wednesday – Objectives:  Employability Skills

Take up Syllabus

Employability Skills – Skills, Qualities, Values Lecture and Notes

Groups of 2………….. Give Pairs of students sets of cards. They will classify cards into three groups and then color the cards. I can…. (skills), I am….. (qualities), I believe in ……. (values)

Choose a career and use cards to make project with colored words – Ethics Grade

Microsoft Word: Lesson on Tables

Thursday – Objectives:  Employability Skills

Take up Syllabus

Discussion:   Modeling Work Readiness Traits in the Workplace: Integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management and respect for diversity. How important are these things?

Employability Skills Framework Handout – Lets Create tables in Microsoft Word (tagged) (use tagged pages for definition and students will complete examples after we finish all tables)

Friday – Objectives: Manners and Attitude

On the Board:  Do manners matter? How do you make a good impression? What is respect and how do you show it?

Kahoot – Developing a Positive Attitude

Pair/Share: Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward yourself

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your job (school)

Think of three ways to have a good attitude towards your peers/co-workers

Think of three ways to have a good attitude toward customers

TOTD:  Pass out Positive Attitude handout – Department of Labor and have students read and highlight.

Manners/Attitude – PowerPoint and Notes – Manners and Attitude in the Workplace  Manners 2019

Guided Notes

Taking Positive Attitudes to Work – Handout

Preview for Week 2: Professional Appearance and SMART Goals