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Education and Training Career Investigation
Course:
Principles of Education and Training
Grade Level:
9-12
Topic:
Transferable skills needed in education and training
TEKS Addressed:
(1) The student completes career investigations within the education and training career cluster. The
student is expected to:
(B) analyze transferable skills among a variety of careers within the education and training
career cluster.
National Standards Addressed:
1.2.1 Analyze potential career choices to determine the knowledge, skills, and attitudes
associated with each career.
1.2.3 Apply communication skills in school, community, and workplace settings.
1.2.4 Demonstrate teamwork skills in school, community, and workplace settings.
1.2.6 Demonstrate leadership skills and abilities in school, workplace, and community settings.
Key Word Instructional Strategies
Materials
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TAKS Correlation
transferable
skills
1) INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY
Objective: The student analyzes transferable skills among a
variety of careers in education and training.
Refer to AchieveTexas Education & Training College and
Career Planning Guide
www.achievetexas.org/uploads/5/2/9/2/52920981/education__
_training.pdf. Have students look at the sampling of
occupations on pages 10-11, select five jobs, and describe a
minimum of five specific skills needed for each job.
Lead students to consider skills like those in the three
categories below:
Basic Skills: Reading, writing, math, and communication
skills such as listening and speaking.
Thinking Skills: Creative thinking, decision-making, problem
solving, and reasoning.
Personal characteristics/qualities: Integrity, pleasant
personality, responsibility, self-esteem, self-control,
sociability, and a strong work ethic.
Achieve Texas
Education & Training
College and Career
Planning Guide
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