Course Syllabus

1.pngTeaching Future-Ready Skills with STEM

Let's Talk Science is committed to supporting Canadian teachers and students by providing high-quality career planning resources. In this introduction to Teaching Future-Ready Skills With STEM, we provide resources and lessons prepared for teachers to adapt for their students on the following topics:

  • Global Competencies
  • Careers of the Future
  • Taking Career Risks
  • FlipGrid Career Showcase
  • Occupational Fit

Each module has several lessons for educators, with the following resources:

  • Printable Handouts
  • Reproducible Documents
  • Suggested Teaching Strategies
  • Possible Classroom Activities

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will:

  • describe the importance of and identify the six Pan-Canadian Global Competencies, looking at the connections with these competencies and the future careers for which your students may be interested;
  • reflect on personal strengths and experience to support connection with students and growth in their own career goals;
  • explore future careers with your students and discuss how automation is transforming the world of work;
  • distinguish between dangerous and safe risk-taking in your career;
  • engage with Flipgrid video to support student learning about careers; and
  • reflect on occupational fit and how this may influence your students’ career choices.
  • Format

This course is a self-paced course. To obtain your completion badge for this course, you will have to complete a self-reflection.

Grade Level

This course is suitable for educators teaching grade 7 to grade 12.

Estimate Duration

This course should take you 2-3 hours to complete.

Earn Your Badge

Upon navigating all of the content and completing the self-reflections, you will receive your digital badge. You can add this badge to your professional portfolio.

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