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Student Success Guides & Educator Guides

Learn More Indiana publishes high-quality student success guides for every age level, from kindergarten to adults. Accompanying Educator Guides for grades K-8 contain printer-friendly activities, lesson plans and more. The Educator Guides help counselors, teachers and others who work with students focus on college and careers in their classrooms while meeting state standards.

2014-15 LEARN MORE: Grades K-2
Students in kindergarten through second grade and their parents learn about planning, preparing and paying for college in this colorful publication. It also features real Indiana students and fun activities.

 

2013-14 Spanish Mini-Guide: Grades K-2
Let parents know what they can do now to plan, prepare and pay for college and a successful career for their student in grades K-2. Three pages in Spanish provide helpful information from Learn More Indiana. New 2014-15 version available soon.

2014-15 Educator Guide: Grades K-2
This companion piece to LEARN MORE magazine provides educators with three lesson plans, nine blackline masters and more, all aligned with state standards and focused on college and careers.

2014-15 LEARN MORE: Grades 3-5
Third- through fifth-graders can navigate this student success guide for advice, activities and more. Learn how to plan, prepare and pay for college completion and career success in these grades.

 

2013-14 Spanish Mini-Guide: Grades 3-5
Let parents know what they can do now to plan, prepare and pay for college and a successful career for their student in grades 3-5. Three pages in Spanish provide helpful information from Learn More Indiana. New 2014-15 edition available soon.

2014-15 Educator Guide: Grades 3-5
This companion piece to LEARN MORE magazine provides educators with three lesson plans, nine blackline masters and more, all aligned with state standards and focused on college and careers.

2014-15 LEARN MORE: Grades 6-8
Gearing up for high school? This student success guide focuses on what students in sixth through eighth grade should be doing to plan, prepare and pay for their future careers and the education they’ll need.

NEW! 2014-15 Educator Guide: Grades 6-8
This companion piece to LEARN MORE magazine provides educators with three lesson plans, nine blackline masters and more, all aligned with state standards and focused on college and careers.

2014-15 LEARN MORE: Grades 9-10
The first years of high school can be daunting, but this publication has all the answers related to planning, preparing and paying for college and your career. Worksheets can be used as classroom activities.

 

2014-15 Next: Grades 11-12
This student success guide is full of career advice, tips on succeeding in school, and answers to ever-looming questions about paying for college. Don’t miss the important planning, preparing and paying messages for high school juniors and seniors.

2013-14 GRAD 
College students get a nudge in the right direction with our GRAD publication. Designed to help students complete four years of college and connect to a career or make the decision to attend grad school, GRAD features interviews with Indiana students and good advice from cover to cover. New 2014-15 edition available soon.

2013-14 Think Future
Adults, we know juggling life, work, family and school can be exhausting. This student success guide helps you navigate the balancing act and succeed in college. New 2014-15 edition available soon.

 

2014 College & Career Success Campaign Materials

Fall 2014 shipments to schools and community partners will contain the following materials for use all year long. Visit campaign-specific websites for more information about College GO! Week, Cash for College and Career Ready. Below, you can browse materials, or print off additional copies.

 

Activity Bank

See below for activities for all grade levels. Most are one-page activities (.pdf files).

Grade Topic Activity
 K-2 Plan  Be a Career Explorer (coloring page)
 K-2 Plan  Tools of the Trade (matching activity)
 K-2 Plan  College and Career Matching (matching activity)
 K-2 Plan  My College Path (follow the path through school and college to your career)
 K-2 Prepare  Grow a Reading Tree (family reading activity)
 K-2 Prepare  Reading Race (counting activity)
 K-2 Prepare  On the Job! (circling and coloring activity)
 K-2 Prepare  Job Sites (compare job sites, including students' own)
 K-2 Pay  Saving Makes Cents (counting activity) 
 K-2 Pay  Leafy Savings (counting activity)
 K-2 Pay  Counting on College (counting activity)
 K-2 Pay  College Dollars (learn about scholarships)
 K-5 Prepare  Career Exploration Lesson Plan (for teachers or afterschool leaders)
 K-5 Prepare  Parliament Magazine (draw your career accomplishment on the cover)
 K-5 Prepare  Job Bee (name jobs with certain characteristics)
 3-5 Plan  Options for My Future (college option matching; goal-setting)
 3-5 Plan  College Knowledge (college quiz)
 3-5 Plan  College and Career Matching (degree and career matching)
 3-5 Plan  College & Career Crossword (learn to match interests with college majors)
 3-5 Prepare  Keys to Success/Path to Your Amazing Future (word search; education maze)
 3-5 Prepare  Schedule for Success (time management; pie graph)
 3-5 Prepare  360 Degrees of Career Interests (use LearnMoreIndiana.org/riasec to explore codes further)
 3-5 Prepare  Crack Your RIASEC Code (use LearnMoreIndiana.org/riasec to explore codes further)
 3-5 Pay  Sharpen Your Savings Skills (dictionary definitions; acrostic poem)
 3-5 Pay  Piggy Bank Puzzles (multiplication; division)
 3-5 Pay  Savings Stumper (multiplication; division)
 3-5 Pay  Coupons for College (add, multiply and subtract scholarship amounts)
 6-8 Plan  Searching for College Success (word search)
 6-8 Plan  Career Matching (matching interests, careers and postsecondary education)
 6-8 Plan  Degree Pathways (links high school choices to career options)
 6-8 Plan  Grad Plan Mapping (put all your information in one place)
 6-8 Prepare  How Do You Learn? (learning style assessment)
 6-8 Prepare  Super Studying (time management)
 6-8 Prepare  Learn Your Way (learning style assessment; updated version)
 6-8 Prepare  Career Exploration Lesson and PowerPoint (for teachers)
 6-8 Prepare  Resume Activity (start building your resume now)
 6-8 Prepare  Sample Creative Writing Resume (use with resume activity)
 6-8 Prepare  Sample Engineering Resume (use with resume activity)
 6-8 Prepare  Sample Nursing Resume (use with resume activity)
 6-8 Prepare  Venn Diagram Activity (compare two careers)
 6-8 Prepare  Decode Your Future (use LearnMoreIndiana.org/riasec to explore further)
 6-8 Pay  Ready for the Real World? (budgeting)
 6-8 Pay  Smart Saving (compounded interest)
 6-8 Pay  Test Your Financial Aid Knowledge (quiz)
 6-8 Pay  Financial Aid Quiz (learn the basics)
 9-10 Plan  Career Confidence (career preparation quiz)
 9-10 Plan  Research Your Future (requires internet)
 9-10 Plan  Plan Your Future (for which type of college should you plan - and how?)
 9-10 Plan  Know Where to Go (what college is best for you?)
 9-10 Prepare  On Track for Graduation? For College? (checklist)
 9-10 Prepare  College Prep Quiz (basics of preparing for college)
 9-10 Prepare  Now & Then (rate your self-management and job skills)
 9-10 Prepare  Networking Works! (learn how to network your way to college or a career)
 9-10 Pay  Achieve Your Dream (tuition comparison worksheet; requires internet)
 9-10 Pay  Scholarship Search (requires internet)
 9-10 Pay  A Job That Pays Off (make a scholarship plan)
 9-10 Pay  Jumpstart Your Scholarship Search (tips and a handy worksheet)
 9-12 Prepare  Career Exploration Lesson and PowerPoint (for teachers)
 9-12 Prepare  Do I KnowWhere2GO? (quiz; which postsecondary option is best for you?)
 11-12 Plan  Help! What Should My Major Be? (worksheet)
 11-12 Plan  Potential Essay Topics (from the National Center on College Costs)
 11-12 Plan  College Visit Questions (from the National Center on College Costs)
 11-12 Plan  College Visit Comparison Chart (compare three colleges side-by-side)
 11-12 Plan  Compare College Options (how do two college stack up next to each other?)
 11-12 Prepare  Goal Setting (review opportunities and obstacles in your weekly schedule)
 11-12 Pay  Buckets of Money (list scholarship opportunities)

 

Related Resources

Cash for College 101 Guide

Created as part of the Cash for College campaign, Learn More Indiana’s Cash for College 101 Guide highlights the basics on paying for college, from filing the FAFSA to taking out loans and applying for scholarships.

Career Pathways Handouts

Navigate relevant Indiana high school classes, suggested college degrees and suggested careers in each of the six career clusters with these one-page handouts. Explore each career cluster further by creating an account on the Indiana Career Explorer (easy login on the right side of any page on this website!).

View pathways to example careers:

High School Graduation Plan

All students in the state of Indiana are required to complete a high school graduation plan starting in middle school. Use this document to keep track of career interests, type of high school diploma and the courses you’ll need to get there. Note that an online version of the grad plan is available via the Indiana Career Explorer. A sixth grade version of the Grad Plan is also available.

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