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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. New in academic year 2013-14, accompanying Educator Guides for grades K-5 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.

2013-14 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.

2013-14 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.

2013-14 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.

2013-14 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.

2013-14 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.

2013-14 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.

 

2013-14 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.

2012-13 GRAD (2013-14 coming Winter 2013!)
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.

2012-13 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.

 

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 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 Pay  Saving Makes Cents (counting activity) 
 K-2 Pay  Leafy Savings (counting activity)
 K-2 Pay  Counting on College (counting activity)
 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 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 (RIASEC career interest inventory)
 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)
 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 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 Pay  Ready for the Real World? (budgeting)
 6-8 Pay  Smart Saving (compounded interest)
 6-8 Pay  Test Your Financial Aid Knowledge (quiz)
 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 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 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)
 9-12 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)

 

College Success Campaign Materials

Three annual campaigns—College GO! Week, KnowHow2Go and Cash for College—provide practical steps to help students plan, prepare and pay for college completion and career success throughout the year. Check out our campaign-specific websites for printer-friendly PDFs of posters, promotional materials, student activities and more:

 

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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