Elementary School Package
Defined Careers helps teachers introduce elementary students to potential education and career opportunities, exciting them about their futures and engaging them while building future-ready skills. Take a Look >
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Empowering Educators to Build Future-Ready Skills
Defined Careers exposes students to careers through hands-on projects that align with the 16 career clusters.
Defined Careers helps teachers implement career-connected projects with ease. Our easy-to-navigate platform provides teachers with the tools they need to engage students in hands-on, career-connected learning.
Each performance task is based on a real-world career scenario where students are given the agency to choose from two end products to demonstrate their understanding through the lens of a career. Defined Careers projects are customizable, teacher-driven, and support individual and group learning.
A Framework for Elementary Career Readiness
Each performance task follows our hands-on model to engage students in deeper, career-connected learning.
This video introduces students to the career they will be diving into.
Real World Connection
The real world connection video helps students understand how the content in a task connects to the world outside of the classroom.
The Goal, Role, Audience, and Situation (GRAS) video provides the framework for students in how they will be designing their products.
Students are given the choice between 2 hands-on products to demonstrate their understanding.
Sample Defined Careers Projects
Take a look at a few of our most popular elementary school projects in Defined Careers.
Camp Director: Budgeting
As a Camp Director, students will find ways to help their camp budget, plan, and cut costs to afford important supplies needed during the summer. The students will apply the concepts of budgeting and planning for expenses.
Entrepreneur: Healing Art Business
Students will collaborate and design a business plan that outlines the process of creating artwork that will then be sent to patients in hospitals or nursing homes in the form of cards, blankets, toys, or other items they can use.
Electrical engineers create or fix electrical equipment.They build new systems and improve old ones. Students will apply STEM concepts to create a prototype or drawing to solve a problem and help their audience understand what their design will do.
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