Future Plans

Warm-up

Dear Graduates - A Message From Kid President - YouTube

Dear Graduates – A Message From Kid President – YouTube (4:12) https://youtu.be/J7Jh31p9RMEOne of Kid President’s dreams is not only to grow up and graduate but also to grow up and give the speech at graduation.

 

Suli Breaks - Why I Hate School But Love Education [Official Spoken Word Video] - YouTube

Suli Breaks – Why I Hate School But Love Education [Official Spoken Word Video] – YouTube (6:07) https://youtu.be/y_ZmM7zPLyISpoken Word Video from Suli Breaks in British accent about school vs education vs talent

 

What is your future plan - YouTube

What is your future plan – YouTube (2:47) https://youtu.be/I-mWLv2CzooInspirational video for youth about future planning  (Warning for the mention of God on the final slide)

 

"When I Grow Up" by Colin Hesterly | Disney Favorite - YouTube

“When I Grow Up” by Colin Hesterly | Disney Favorite – YouTube  (2:00) https://youtu.be/vxLnph4JqdAA young boy dreams of the endless possibilities of where his life might lead in Colin Hesterly’s “When I Grow Up.” SUBSCRIBE to get notified when new Disney …

 

Lesson Plans

Angela Lee Duckworth: Grit: The power of passion and perseverance | TED Talk | TED.com

Angela Lee Duckworth: Grit: The power of passion and perseverance | TED Talk | TED.com (6:12)https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_the_key_to_success_gritWhat does my grit scale tell me? After watching the video and doing the questionnaire, have the students write a letter to themselves, giving advice for their future video      questionnaire

Teen Game Plan

Teen Game Planhttp://www.safeteens.org/docs/TeenGamePlan.pdf
A downloadable pdf-leaflet (7 pages) with a lesson plan, directed towards health issues in one’s future choices

 

Reading

CBRE report warns 50 per cent of occupations will be redundant in 20 years time | Daily Mail Online

CBRE report warns 50 per cent of occupations will be redundant in 20 years time | Daily Mail Onlinehttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2826463/CBRE-report-warns-50-cent-occupations-redundant-20-years-time.htmlFrom self-driving cars to carebots for elderly people, rapid advances in technology have long represented a potential threat to many jobs normally performed by people.

 

Viewing

The 21 greatest graduation speeches of the last 60 years
The 21 greatest graduation speeches of the last 60 yearshttps://www.vox.com/a/greatest-graduation-speeches?utm_source=nextdraftGraduation speeches are the last opportunity for a high school or college to educate its students.

Famous Failures - YouTube

Famous Failures – YouTube (1:16) https://youtu.be/zLYECIjmnQsShort background stories of some of the most famous people, who failed                      …

Unbroken - Motivational Video That Will Change Your Life

Unbroken – Motivational Video That Will Change Your Life  (5:57) http://motivationgrid.com/unbroken-motivational-video-that-will-change-your-life/For those who haven’t watched Mateusz M videos I highly suggest to watch all videos he has ever made. This guy has real talent when it comes to creating powerful motivational videos.

 

Write your story, change history - Brad Meltzer | TED-Ed

Write your story, change history – Brad Meltzer | TED-Ed (8:57) http://ed.ted.com/lessons/write-your-story-change-history-brad-meltzerMotivational video by Brad Meltzer: Dream big, work hard, stay humble

 

Imagination changes everything: Patti Dobrowolski at TEDxSacramentoSalon - YouTube

Imagination changes everything: Patti Dobrowolski at TEDxSacramentoSalon – YouTube (14:07) https://youtu.be/-wuBEBnCg3cPatti Dobrowolski at TEDxSacramentoSalon about the importance of imagination in shaping your future

 

Draw Your Future - Patti Dobrowolski TED - YouTube

Draw Your Future – Patti Dobrowolski TED – YouTube  (10:36) https://youtu.be/A7KRSCyLqc4A great TED talk by Patti Dobrowolski on planning your future, making her message more concrete

 

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu - YouTube

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu – YouTube  (10:33)https://youtu.be/vVsXO9brK7MAdam Leipzig at TEDxMalibu asks 5 questions to help you find your life’s purpose

 

Advice I Would Give my Teenage Self': Michael Acton Smith, Sherry Coutu & Alice Taylor | WIRED - YouTube

Advice I Would Give my Teenage Self’: Michael Acton Smith, Sherry Coutu & Alice Taylor | WIRED – YouTube (4:12) https://youtu.be/TF3WEAXs-aUThree entrepreneurs at Wired Next Generation in London tell a room full of teenagers what advice they would give to their own teenage selves.

 

An Education Official Trailer - YouTube

An Education Official Trailer – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/qn9IMe5jmf0In the post-war London suburbs, a bright schoolgirl is torn between studying for a place at Oxford and the rather more exciting alternative. Trailer

 

Genius. How to figure out what you really should do for a living.

Genius. How to figure out what you really should do for a living. (5:12)http://www.upworthy.com/genius-how-to-figure-out-what-you-really-should-do-for-a-living?c=ufb1Steve Jobs said you should only have a job you love. Fine. But, um, how?

 

26 Unusual Occupations - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.215) - YouTube

26 Unusual Occupations – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.215) – YouTube (6:45)https://youtu.be/46rY4BbKoUEIf you do not fancy studying you might try to find occupations like these that seem not to need academic credentials.

 

Speaking

Teen Talk: Future Plans - YouTube

Teen Talk: Future Plans – YouTube  (4:11) https://youtu.be/-HYPSSX39W4Four local teens join the Rhode Show to discuss where they want to be after high school.

 

ESL Conversation Questions – Future (I-TESL-J)http://iteslj.org/questions/future.html
A long list to choose the relevant ones for your students from

 

Writing

How to Plan For a Successful Future: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Plan For a Successful Future: 11 Steps (with Pictures)http://www.wikihow.com/Plan-For-a-Successful-Future“I really want to make it in life, but I don’t know how!” Success is something that is inherently built in to us from the moment we are educated, to the moment we land that first job, as something to strive for. The whole process is meant…

 

Final Words

How Will You End Your Year? | daveburgess.com

How Will You End Your Year? | daveburgess.comhttp://daveburgess.com/how-will-you-end-your-year/I’ve never been fully satisfied with the various ways I’ve ended my school year. Too many times, after an amazing year of incredible experiences and powerful relationships, it just seems…anti-climactic. I hate it. It has always bothered me. The bell rings, they walk out, and many times I’ve felt that I missed an opportunity to […]

 

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GCFLearnFree.org

GCFLearnFree.orghttp://www.gcflearnfree.org/print/careerplanningandsalary/discover-your-career-needs?playlist=Career_Planning_and_SalaryGCFLearnFree – The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today!

 

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