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Exploration of Careers that use an Engineering Mindset: The Possible Futures Curriculum
October 14, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Part 1 of two 75-minute sessions with Jobs for the Future (JFF), where you’ll learn how to use JFF’s free Possible Futures (PF) Engineering and Design curriculum unit to introduce students to careers that require an engineering mindset. How? The interactive lessons for grades 6-10 have students assume the role of professionals in the engineering field as they learn to prototype, iterate, and innovate. Thinking as young professionals, students are introduced to the design process, develop problem-solving and research skills, and learn to foster an engineering and growth mindset. JFF, a national nonprofit aimed at promoting economic advancement for all, designed the PF curriculum with a focus on STEM to help rethink how youth start to explore college and career options and to prepare them to make meaningful decisions about their future.
Part 2 will occur on November 3, 2021.