2016 Extended Year

WEDNESDAY, June 1:
I) LIFE REFLECTION

THURSDAY, June 2
II) SELF AWARENESS & CAREER EXPLORATION
  • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on Life Timeline and Life Reflection Essay
  • 8:30 Meet in 384
    • Today's Goals:
      • Create "Self-Awareness" web page
      • Compete Personality Tests:
      • Complete Naviance Tests
        • Strengths Explorer
        • Career Cluster
      • Create "Career Exploration" web page
      • Complete 5 Career Journals
  • 9:00 
    1. Create "Self-Awareness" page on your website.
    2. Compete Personality and Naviance Tests listed above:
      • For each test, enter a summary of your results and short reflection in your "Self-Awareness" page on your website.  
        • Your summary should thoughtful responses to the following questions:
          • A screenshot of your result
          • What did this assessment tell me? (What were my results?)
          • How accurate do I feel this assessment was? (Does this test represent who or how I think I am?)
          • What are the implications of this assessment to my career decisions? (How will this test affect my career decisions?)  
      • Here is an example of a student's ePortfolio from last year
      • Create "Career Exploration" page on your website.
      • Select 5 Careers to explore based on your Naviance Tests and Personality Tests
      • Complete a Career Journal for each of these careers. Template can be found by clicking here.  Be sure to rename each career journal appropriately. 
    3. 12:06 Dismiss for Lunch
    4. 12:30 Students return to 303 for Study Island
    5. 2:30 Dismiss all students

    FRIDAY, June 3 (Most students will be at Cedar Point)
    II) SELF AWARENESS & CAREER EXPLORATION
    • Students continue to work on their ePortfolio and Study Island assignments.
    MONDAY, June 6:
    II) CAREER EXPLORATION
    • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on Self-Awareness web page and Career Journals
    • 8:30 Meet in 384
      • Today's Goals:
        • Create 5 sub-pages under "Career Exploration," 1 for each of the 5 careers you have chosen to explore   
        • Acquire details for 10 professionals to shadow (2 for each career)
        • Here is an example site to view
    • 9:00
      1. Under your "Career Exploration" page, create a sub-page for each of the 5 careers you have chosen to explore.
      2. In each career's page, change the layout to 2 column - the one that is like a sandwich with 2 columns between the bread (NOT the 2 column simple)
      3. In the top text box (top piece of bread), embed your career journal for that occupation
      4. In the middle two text boxes, enter the information for possible locations to shadow and all the required information. Click here to see an example career sub-page
      5. Link the career sub-page to each career listed on your "Career Exploration" page. 
    • 12:06 Dismiss for Lunch
    • 12:30 Students return to 303 for Study Island
    • 2:30 Dismiss all students

    If you are finished with the Career Exploration and 5 Career pages,
    move on to the college research below:

    III) COLLEGE RESEARCH 
      • Goals:
        • Continue to acquire details for 10 professionals to shadow (2 for each career)
        • On each career sub-page, embed a college research spreadsheet 
        • Create a "College Research" page with links to each of the career sub-pages
      1. Open, make a copy (file --> make a copy --> rename), and rename the College Research Template as "College Research - [Career]"
      2. Fill in all of the fields
        • Find 5 Colleges
          • College in Ohio
          • Out of state 
          • <$20k
          • Long Shot
          • Other relevant college of your choice
        • Use  Naviance  to assist you in acquiring the college information
        • Going to the college website admissions page may also assist in completing the table.
      3. Embed the appropriate completed spreadsheet at the "lower piece of bread" text box in each of the 5 career sub-pages you've already created
      4. Create a top level "College Research" web page
      5. Complete the "My Ideal College" list 
      6. List all 5 careers and link to each career sub-page 
    TUESDAY, June 7:
    III) COLLEGE RESEARCH
    • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on shadowing lists, career journals, and college research
      • Yesterday's "III) COLLEGE RESEARCH" agenda is shown below:
          • Goals:
            • Continue to acquire details for 10 professionals to shadow (2 for each career)
            • On each career sub-page, embed a college research spreadsheet 
            • Create a "College Research" page with links to each of the career sub-pages
          1. Open, make a copy (file --> make a copy --> rename), and rename the College Research Template as "College Research - [Career]"
          2. Fill in all of the fields
            • Find 5 Colleges
              • College in Ohio
              • Out of state 
              • <$20k
              • Long Shot
              • Other relevant college of your choice
            • Use  Naviance  to assist you in acquiring the college information
            • Going to the college website admissions page may also assist in completing the table.
          3. Embed the appropriate completed spreadsheet at the "lower piece of bread" text box in each of the 5 career sub-pages you've already created
          4. Create a top level "College Research" web page
          5. Complete the "My Ideal College" list 
          6. List all 5 careers and link to each career sub-page 
    • 8:30 (Mrs. Gabriel and Mrs. Simpson) Large group meeting in 303 - please turn all monitors off.
      • Today's Goals:
        • Continue to acquire details for 10 professionals to shadow (2 for each career)
        • Continue completing college research page
        • Select 5 colleges in your Naviance account
        • Create a "College Exploration" Page with links to your 5 career sub-pages and a list of your top 5 colleges choices.  
    • 9:00
      1. In your Naviance account, select your top 5 college choices to be saved under "Colleges" --> "Colleges I'm Thinking About."
      2. Create a "College Exploration" Page with links to your 5 career sub-pages and a list of your top 5 colleges choices (that you added in your Naviance account). 
    • 12:06 Dismiss for Lunch
    • 12:30 Students return to 303 for Study Island
    • 2:30 Dismiss all students


    WEDNESDAY, June 8
    IV) MY PLAN - Day 1
    • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on College Research page
    • 8:30 Meet in 303
      • Today's Goals:
        • Complete Navinace Resume
        • Create a "My Plan" page with embedded Naviance resume
        • In "My Plan" page, complete 3 year plan items
    • 9:00
      1. Go to Naviance and log in
        1. Click the "About Me" tab at the top of the page.
        2. In the "intersting things about me" section, click "resume"
        3. Begin adding items to your resume with high school items only
        4. When finished, save and print as a pdf
        5. Upload the pdf to your Google Drive
      2. Create a "My Plan" top-level web page (click here to view the example website). Use a 3 Column (not simple) layout
      3. In the top text box, embed your Naviance resume pdf from your Google Drive
      4. In the middle three columns complete the template found at the example website.
      5. While logged into your gmail account, go to https://calendar.google.com
      6. Use the College Planning Timeline and begin filling in your Google Calendar with appointments for yourself.
        • Be sure to have each appointment give you an email notification
    • 12:06 Dismiss for Lunch
    • 12:30 Students return to 303 for Study Island
    • 2:30 Dismiss all students
    THURSDAY, June 9
    IV) MY PLAN - Day 2
    • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on My Plan page
    • 8:30 Group Meeting in 303
      • Today's Goals:
        • In your Google Calendar, create a "CSSM" calendar and insert all the events beginning at 9th grade July in the college planning timeline
        • Embed the Google Calendar at the bottom of your "My Plan" page
    • 9:00
      1. While logged into your Google account, go to www.google.com/calendar and create a new calendar - e.g. CSSM
      2. Using the college planning timeline as your guide, create events in the appropriate months beginning July of your 9th grade year.
        • For the shadowing items, be specific about the career and location you will be shadowing.
        • Ignore any football (FB) items on the planning timeline
        • Be sure to add a reminder (email, popup, and/or text)
      3. Embed that calender at the bottom of your "My Plan" page  
    • 12:06 Dismiss for Lunch
    • 12:30 Students return to 303 for Study Island
    • 2:30 Dismiss all students

    FRIDAY, June 10
    V) Personal Reflection
    • 8:00 Meet with advisor and work on My Plan page
    • 8:30 Group Meeting in 303
      • Today's Goals:
        • Create a Google Doc titled "2015 Extended Year Personal Reflection"
        • Create a "Personal Reflection" top-level web page
        • Embed your essay "2016 Extended Year Personal Reflection" into the "Personal Reflection" page
    • 9:45
      1. Click here for a personal reflection outline
      2. Work on your essay
      3. Complete a rubric for your website
    • 12:00 Dismiss for Lunch
    • 12:30 Students return to 303 to complete Study Island
    • 2:00 All students dismissed
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