College and Career Week

Becoming College and Career Ready

September 13-17, 2021

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Definitions

College Ready [Kol-ij Red-ee] – noun. A College Ready student is an academically prepared student, ready for postsecondary education or training without the need for remedial coursework. Whether you are pursuing a four-year degree or studying for a skilled trade license, being ready means having the reading, writing, mathematics, social, and cognitive skills to qualify for and succeed in the academic program of your choice.


Career Ready [Kuh-reer Red-ee] – noun. A Career Ready student possesses both the necessary knowledge and technical skills needed for employment in their desired career field. For example, a student who is ready to become a teacher not only possesses knowledge of education policy, but also possesses all required certifications required to become a teacher.



Ultimately, college and career readiness demands students know more than just content, but demonstrate that they know how to learn and build upon that content to solve problems. They must develop versatile communication skills, work collaboratively and work competitively in a school or work environment. Ensuring that you possess both the academic and technical know-how necessary for a career beyond the classroom is a great step toward succeeding on whatever path you choose.

College Week Schedule

Monday – Wear a College Shirt and Jeans


Activities for the week:


Tuesday - Wear a College Shirt and Jeans


  • Teacher College Graduation Video
  • · College Night Joint Event

(Pasadena ISD, Deer Park ISD, LaPorte ISD, First Baptist Christian Academy)

6:00-8:00 p.m. Deer Park High School South Campus, 710 San Augustine, Deer Park


Wednesday – Wear a College Shirt and Jeans


· Watch the Video:



Thursday - Wear a College Shirt and Jeans


· Virtual Field Trips – A Growth Mindset is important for success in life. Continue to grow and experience the world around you to build your schema (background knowledge) Click on the words below to enter your virtual field trip.


Planetarium

Cave Exploration

Farming

Aquarium


Friday - Wear a College Shirt and Jeans or Dress like a Community Helper


PreK-1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=jt2q1cHsH6E

2nd-4th grade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC1VyG6x4cY

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