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Red River Technical Vocational Area
How Are You Smart?
Nov 18, 2018
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Grades 5 - 8

Learn how to promote mistakes from Carol Dweck and Jo Boaler; watch teachers use this practice in action; and download activity ideas to try in your classroom
https://www.mindsetkit.org/topics/celebrate-mistakes


Workplace Readiness Skills


Especially for grades 6, 7 & 8
http://talkwithourkidsaboutmoney.com/
http://talkwithourkidsaboutmoney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/TWOKAM-Money-Fair-Guide-Sept.-2017-with-Judges_Notes-Chart.pdf


Want a CPA school workshop?  These workshops teach students basic concepts and skills through interactive activities and case studies.  The CPA provides a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets.  More info…
https://www.cpacanada.ca/en/the-cpa-profession/financial-literacy/financial-literacy-education/request-a-session-in-your-community/school-workshops
Grades 4/5  "Bartering", "Needs and Wants", "Saving & Bank Accounts"
Grades 7/8  "Saving & Bank Accounts", "Budgeting & Expenses", "Earning Income", "Goal Setting"


Explore careers by SKILLS & Knowledge
https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/report_skillknowledge-eng.do


Grades 7-8 - Investigate! Invent! Innovate!
http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/investigate-invent-innovate


How To Earn Money (ELA and Math) - introduce students to many new career ideas and help them expand their career dreams. They can also connect their skills to jobs they can do now and in the future http://www.makeitcountonline.ca/msc/instructors/pdf/MSC-Teacher-Guide_en/Earning_Money.pdf


Grade 8-10 Physical Science project: How to Make Salt Water Drinkable:
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/making-salt-water-drinkable/


Middle School Science Project: How to Make a Solar Slow Cooker:
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/design-solar-cooker

 

Middle School Science Project: The Effect of Caffeine on Plant Growth:
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/effect-caffeine-plant-growth/

 

Middle School Science Project: the 5 Second Rule
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/to-eat-or-not-to-eat-5-second-rule/


Grade 5 Science Project: Does Mint Actually Cool Things Down?
https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/does-mint-cool-things-down/


Career Profiles

http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/careerservices/careerplan/occupations/index.html
https://alis.alberta.ca/tools-and-resources/videos/


The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed.  Ages 4 to 104. https://hourofcode.com/ca

Empowering Grade 7-9 Students to Make Smart, Lifelong Financial Choices

Through the newly updated Dollars With Sense program, Grade 7-9 students get the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn personal money management skills that they can apply to their lives ... beginning now.
http://jacanada.org/program/dollars-sense


In Economics for Success, Grade 8-10 students take a closer look at the advantages of staying in school, as well as learn what's needed to succeed in today's workforce.
http://jacanada.org/program/economics-success


Grades 5 and 6 
Grades 5 and 6 Experience A Career TREK Day


A resource for Career Development & Science teachers and students to explore a vast array of STEM careers "Curio City Where Science Matters" http://explorecuriocity.org


Khan Academy

1.      Find standards-aligned content - Khan Academy offers K-14 content in math, science, history, economics and more.
2.      Make assignments – more than instructional videos & articles, offers thousands of interactive practice problems
3.      Track student progress – powerful reports show you student activity, gaps & progress
https://www.khanacademy.org/