Security Lesson 1
In this lesson, students explore the difference between jobs and careers. A quick Four Corners protocol will help to assess current understandings around the world of work, as well engage background knowledge (accurate or not).
Security Lesson 2
In this exploration of security, the Young Professionals will first begin to explore wants versus needs in a survival task. Through an online budgeting simulation, they will then apply this knowledge to the challenge of maintaining survival based on a fixed income.
Security Lesson 3
The first round of this simulation focuses on the lifestyle students would have with jobs that require only a high school diploma. The overall goal is important: Help students develop a deeper conceptual understanding about economic realities that will face them as young adults.
Security Lesson 4
The second round simulation focuses on an increase in salary resulting from additional post-secondary study, with careers requiring two and four year degrees. Students will revisit lifestyle choices, exploring the opportunities additional resources can provide.
Security Lesson 5
The young professionals will look deeper at their future through a security lens. What does today’s world demand? Where are opportunities and how can they best prepare for these opportunities?
Security Lesson 6
This lesson helps young people hone the skills necessary to become better critical readers. Using the Chalk Talk protocol, students will look at various media and respond anonymously, encouraging an exploratory mindset.
Security Full Curriculum
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