#MASSPchat - Career Exploration

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Over the last couple of years the Governor and the Legislature have had a strong focus on getting more career exploration and employability skills into the schools. Let's share strategies for career exploration and ideas for integrating things like critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication into the curriculum.

This Week's Questions: (one posted each day)

  • Q1 (Monday): New legislation would require career exploration at each grade level. What is currently in place for this in your school? #masspchat
  • Q2 (Tuesday): What career exploration is taking place at the other levels in your district (elementary/middle/high school)? #masspchat
  • Q3 (Wednesday): Superintendent Whiston signed an executive order mandating enhanced & more meaningful IDP's. Have you made any changes based on this? #masspchat
  • Q4 (Thursday): Newly passed legislation will allow teachers to do externships with businesses and count the time as DPPD. Is this already taking place? #masspchat
  • Q5 (Friday): Has there been discussion with your staff about integrating critical thinking, creativity, collaboration & communication into the curriculum? How is that going? #masspchat