Small changes to your teaching
Small changesWe’ve all had that moment when a student asks…“why are we learning this?”Drawing links between lesson content and careers is a strategy for strengthening engagement and promoting positive attitudes towards a subject.In the next few steps we look at three small changes, which draw on readily accessible resources to incorporate careers into your lessons.
- Using examples of people, jobs and industries.
- Making explicit links to the skills being used.
- Contextualising the curriculum.
Choose a topicBy the end of the week you will have begun to incorporate curriculum linked career learning into a section of your scheme of work.For now, have a look at your scheme of work and choose one topic area that you would like to make small changes to. You may find it useful to choose a topic that is coming up in your teaching, so you can try approaches out during the course whilst supported by mentors and other learners.
Linking Curriculum Learning to STEM Careers
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