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posted Nov 14, 2016, 3:06 PM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 16, 2016, 10:59 AM ]
Today we will...
-Improve keyboard technique and reading skills
So we can...
-Understand "Middle Skill Jobs", "Wise Choice Process" and summarize a section from "On Course"
As shown by...
-Our blog, journal and Google Presentation

New Blog Post
-According to this article
1. What percentage of "middle-skill jobs" call for some FLUENCY with technology?
2. What percentage of "middle-skill jobs" call for PROFICIENCY with these tools?
3. Summarize the article in 2-3 Sentences
4. How does this article connect to you (and this class)?

On Course- Making Wise Decisions Discussion


Journal #5 JOURNAL CHECK 1-5
    -Apply the Wise Choice Process
In this activity you will apply the Wise Choice Process to improve a difficult situation in your life. Think about a current problem, one that you're comfortable sharing. As a result of this problem, you may be angry, sad, frustrated, depressed, overwhelmed, or afraid. Perhaps this situation has to do with a grade you received, a teacher's comment, or a classmate's action. Maybe the problem relates to a job, a relationship, or money. The Wise Choice Process can help you make an empowering choice in any part of your life. 

1. Write the six questions of the Wise Choice Process and answer each one as it relates to your situation. 
    1. What's my present situation? (Describe the problem objectively and completely.)
    2. How would I like my situation to be? (What is your ideal future outcome?)
    3. What are my possible choices? (Create a long list of specific choices that might create your preferred outcome.)
    4. What's the likely outcome of each possible choice? (If you can't predict the likely outcome of an option, stop and gather more information.)
    5. Which choice(s) will I commit to doing? (Pick from your list of choices in Step 3)
    6. When and how will I evaluate my plan? (Identify the specific date and criteria by which you will determine the success of your plan.)
2. Write what you learned or relearned by doing the Wise Choice Process. 
 Be sure to Dive Deep. You might begin, By doing the Wise Choice Process, I learned that I...
3-4 Sentences

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Lottery Assignment: (20 min)
Make your own Spreadsheet that shows me how you would spend the $100,000.00 you won in the lottery, YES you have to spend it all.
You MUST make a chart of some sort, use a formula to update your total, format the cells to $ (currency), include 5 images

 How to make a spreadsheet.pdf  Intro to Spreadsheets and Graphing assignment.pdf

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