Archive | June, 2013


Dawson’s GOAL-friendly Lesson Plans Link Learning to Marketable Skills

Every day, teachers work hard to cover the curriculum even as students ask “Why am I learning this? What can it do for me?” But just watch those same questions evaporate the moment students comprehend how math, English or biology can set them on a career path that they are passionate about. (more…)

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Free Workshop at Dawson

To coincide the QPAT convention, Dawson College held a “Career Showcase” workshop on November 21, 2013, during which teachers can try out the lesson plans. If you’d like to receive an invitation, go to:

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Good News for GOAL Practitioners

A 2011 study links career development activities with student retention and academic success. (more…)

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E-mentors Give Students the Straight Goods on Careers

With free, safe and personalized access to 3,000 professionals in 80 fields, Academos E-MENTORING enables students to make informed career choices. (more…)

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Thorndale Students Put Bullying on Trial

An exercise in experiential learning enabled students to confront the issue of bullying head-on. Rare is the child who isn’t exposed to bullying in one way or another. (more…)

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