College and Career Readiness and Community Engagement Go Hand in Hand

Posted by Texas OnCourse Communications Coordinator Rose Frezza on Aug 6, 2019 3:08:24 PM

When you ask educators why they decided to enter the field, you’re likely to hear something akin to the following: a love of children, a sense of helping others and doing good, a feeling of making a difference in the world. Among all of these answers, a common thread runs – relationships and building connections are important to educators, inspiring and animating them.

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Topics: Middle School, Educators, Curriculum Resources

Hosting a Middle School Career Fair

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Feb 19, 2019 3:20:00 PM

As a middle school educator, are you looking for ways to enhance career exploration at your school? Helping middle school students investigate career options can be quite the task. First, be sure to take a look at our Middle School Resources for in-class activities. Second, consider hosting a middle school career fair! In addition to giving students a better understanding of various careers, a middle school career fair can show how specific careers fit with each of the five endorsements offered in high school. Third, be sure to check out our comprehensive blog on the Basics of Career Exploration for Students.

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Topics: Middle School, Jobs and Careers, Endorsements, Educators, Curriculum Resources