Mrs. Allen

Grade Level: 6th, 7th & 8th

6th Grade: STEM Solutions: Students will be able to complete independent, thematic modules  that are designed to engage students and enhance learning.

7th Grade: Career Investigation This course allows students to explore career options and begin investigating career opportunities. Students assess their roles in society, identify their roles as workers, analyze their personal assets, complete a basic exploration of career clusters, select career pathways or occupations for further study, and create an Academic and Career Plan based on the their academic and career interests. This course also helps students identify and demonstrate the workplace skills that employers desire in their future employees.

8th Grade: STEM Application: students acquire knowledge and skills in problem solving, teamwork and innovation as well as explore STEM careers. This course is designed to spark an interest in STEM subjects and prepare students for further study in high school.

STEM Resources:  These are not required but are engaging.  
CODING:
https://code.org/hourofcode/overview - free resource to introduce coding
https://scratch.mit.edu/ - learn 
https://www.scratchjr.org/
https://www.kodable.com/ - free trials are available - 

DIGITAL ESCAPE ROOMS:
https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome
This one is my favorite. 

Typing Resources
typing.com -learn how to type without looking at your fingers, digital literacy, coding and so much more. 

Microsoft Package
learn.aeseducation.com-  Microft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Cloud,etc.  I have already put the classes together.  Before the break I assigned Word, I will add the other lessons throughout so you can play around with those.   

Virtual Job Shadow
virtualjobshadow.com- Takes you through questionnaires about yourself to find the correct career for you.  You will learn the 16 career clusters, what job fits your strengths, weaknesses, likes/dislikes, and what you want to be in the future.  You can create your online portfolio by adding the videos of the career you want into this program.  Enjoy.  (again I have the classes set up already and have assigned all the lessons we had left)




allenrl1@pwcs.edu
703-494-5154