Me: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Every boy student in middle school: "A NFL player."
Me: Oh that is so exciting! Tell me about the steps that you're going to take to get there!
Every boy student in middle school: BLANK STARE, ahhhhhhhhhhh I don't know.
This sheet includes staple questions that I use to obtain a baseline of students knowledge about post-secondary schooling options. This allows me to have open discussions with them about their dreams, goals, back-up plans and the path that is necessary to get there.
I love keeping this in their cum folder so that I can see their growth and share it with them during their last year at our school.
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