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Career Pathways (Bridge Prep-II)

Career Pathways

This section has been funded by the 2009 EL Civics Grant (with 2 units funded through the FastTRAC Bridge Project) and contains instructional and support materials that build English language, technology, work and soft skills within career-specific units of instruction. Units are appropriate for the following NRS levels:

Target Participants:

  • High Beginning - Low Intermediate Basic Education:
    • CASAS Reading scores of 201-220
    • TABE Reading scores of 368-517

 

  • Low Intermediate ESL - Advanced ESL
    • CASAS Reading scores of 201-235

 Introduction Week Curriculum

 

Food Safety: Intermediate ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Food Safety unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Food Safety Jobs-Power Point Presentation

Food Safety Curriculum

 

Construction: Intermediate ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Construction unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • PowerPoint slides of tools - picture, name and uses
  • Four short videos about working as a carpenter

 Construction Curriculum

 

Health Care

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Health Care unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Two videos about the job of Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Demo video - helping someone sit up
  • Demo video - feeding someone

 Health Care Curriculum

 
Child Development

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Child Development unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Six short videos of adults reading to young children

Child Development Curriculum

 

 

3-Unit Review: Food Safety, Health Care, & Child Dev.

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 5+ hour review for the Food Safety, Health Care, and Child Development units. The materials can be adjusted to review any of the English for Careers Units.  These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials

 3-Unit Review: Food Safety, Health Care, & Child Dev. curriculum

 

Maintenance: Intermediate ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Intro to Maintenance unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials

Maintenance: Intermediate ESL Curriculum

 

Medical Office: Intermediat ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Medical Office Prep unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Video on the respiratory system

Medical Office: Intermediate ESL Curriculum

 

Commercial Drivers License: Intermediate ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Intro to Commercial Drivers License unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Two on-line "Quia" quizzes
  • Two demo videos of a complete pre-trip inspection
  • PowerPoint to review bus parts
  • PowerPoint quiz on bus parts

Commercial Drivers License: Intermediate ESL Curriculum

 

Renewable Energy (Green Jobs-Prep): Intermediate ESL

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Energy unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Link to an on-line tool for making a pie chart
  • Video on various forms of renewable energy

Renewable Energy Curriculum

 

Retail Customer Service

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Retail Customer Service unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Culminating Activity
  • Instructional Materials
  • Retail career pathway map
  • Go Retail! video
  • Link to on-line percent discount math game
  • PowerPoint slides on describing product features (Section Product assessment)

Retail Customer Service Curriculum

 

Small Busness Unit

In this section you will find the support and teaching materials (or references) necessary to implement a 15+ hour Small Business unit. These materials include the following:

  • Unit Benchmarks
  • Instructional Materials, with Culminating Activity
  • Links to websites of five organizations that support small business development in Minnesota
  • Coffee Shop Math on-line game to practice small business decision-making skills
  • Audio for three listening assessments
  • Culminating Activity PowerPoint presentations - student business plans (Spring 2011)

Small Business Curriculum




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