Careers In Science Round Robin Summer Intensive English Langauge Program 2011


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Teach young people how to answer their career questions by using this fun activity call Career Round Robin.

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  • Start time: -10 (1:55)Welcome!Student takes a playing card as they come in. Ten groups will be made with 4 members each. (4, Q, and K are missing.) 46 students/4=11.2
  • Time: 5 (1:50)IntroductionsLeslie CamachoEnglish and SpanishParents from Costa Rica, Central AmericaAttended up to the 18th grade for a master’s degreeCareer counselorHelp you get answers to career questionsPick a few students to respondMake a list of career goalsMake a list of goals for workshop
  • Time: 5 (1:45)Today’s aim is to:Explore what career information you and your family needLearn what questions to askFind out where to get answersUse resources to get answersContinue to ask questions & use resources to get to your future
  • Time: 5 Minutes (1:40)Look at list and ask class a few questions: What do you know about these careers?What are some other careers in science?How do they fit you?How do you plan to get there?How does your family plan to get you there?Start with what questions do you need to askSide note: is there anything WRONG about asking questions??
  • Time: 15 Minutes (1:25)You ask the career questions (5)Create list and share (8) Add and edit questions (7) Each should have 15-20 questions
  • Time: 5 Minutes (1:20)What’s a Round Robin?A technique to get the most of all the career resources available today including websites, books, and people. Each group will have a turn to ask their questionsEach group will start at 1 station or Robin and rotate until they are doneEach person was giving a playing card on the way in, find your group members, there are 4 people in each groupNow, that you are in your slide.
  • Time: 10 Minutes (1:10)Each person choose a role for their groupTell them what will each role do?Roles: (1) Recorder/Note Taker (2) People as questions: (1) as a student & (1) as a parent (1) Observer2) Rules to include:Start with the same symbol of your card and move clockwise (left to right) until doneRespect live person, introduce yourself and your roleObserver and recorder, write down additional questions that come from using each resourceOnce “ROUND ROBIN” in called, move to your next resource, leave resources neatly for the next team, thank all live robinsCannot jump ahead, if time allows may be able to go back to 1 stationYou will have 5 minutes with each RobinQuestions...?
  • Time: 55 Minutes (:15)5 Minutes per Robin Keep track of time
  • Time 10 Minutes (:15)Ask two groups to join each other to make 5 groupsAs a group, take a moment to answer these questionsWhat did you learn about yourself?
  • Time: 5 Minutes (:05)Is this really the end, explain.
  • Time: 0 (0) Thank you!Give yourselves and our guests a round of applause!!
  • Careers In Science Round Robin Summer Intensive English Langauge Program 2011

    1. 1. Careers in Science: Career Resource Round Robin<br />Facilitator: Leslie Camacho, M.S.Ed., MCDP, CDI, & GCDI<br />2011 Summer Intensive English Language Program @ LaGuardia Community College CUNY<br />
    2. 2. Introductions<br />Your name<br />Language(s) spoken <br />Country of origin, self or family<br />School attending & grade level<br />Career goals<br />Your goals for this workshop <br />
    3. 3. Aim of Workshop <br />Explore what career information you and your family need<br />Learn what questions to ask<br />Find out where to get answers<br />Use resources to get answers<br />Continue to ask questions & use resources to get to your future<br />
    4. 4. Careers in Science <br />Lots more careers in science<br />Learn about these careers<br />Find out how they fit YOU and your abilities and interests<br />Plan ahead<br />Ask questions <br />
    5. 5. Activity 1: My Career Questions<br />Take a few minutes to reflect on your career goals<br />Think about how you will go from a ____ grader into your career<br />What information will you need to accomplish this?<br />Create a list of career questions – list MUST have at least 8 questions<br /><ul><li>Share your list with your neighbor
    6. 6. Use this time to expand your list</li></li></ul><li>Questions Need Answers<br />Career Information Round Robin<br />What’s a Round Robin? <br />
    7. 7. Rules of Engagement<br />Roles: (1) Recorder/Note Taker<br /> (2) People as questions: (1) as a student & (1) as a parent<br /> (1) Observer.<br />Rules.... <br />Ready, set,...Go!!!! <br />
    8. 8. Activity 2: Round Robin<br />
    9. 9. Activity 3: Results <br />Group 1:<br />How was that experience like?<br />What did you learn about science careers?<br />Group 2<br />Were the resources helpful? Anything missing?<br />How did you use the open computer station?<br />Group 3<br />Was it any different using paper, computer, or a LIVE resource?<br />How many more questions do you have?<br /><ul><li>Group 4
    10. 10. How did your role influence you?
    11. 11. Would you want to do this again in a different role, why?
    12. 12. Group 5
    13. 13. Will you use these resources in the future?
    14. 14. What other resources will you need in the future? </li></li></ul><li>Conclusion<br />Ask LOTS of questions<br />Get answers, no matter what, get answers<br />Look and use information<br />Use family and teachers as a resource<br />Self and families career goals<br />Look into your future<br />Plan for the unexpected<br />
    15. 15. Thank you! <br />
    16. 16. Resources used<br />100 Fastest-Growing Careers, Ninth Edition by Michael Farr<br />The internet: Open computer station to find own resource(s)<br />Lhamon Thsering, BA: College Laboratory Technician Biology, Natural Science Department at LaGuardia Community College <br />Career folder: Printouts from O*<br />Professor Abderrazak Belkharraz, Ph.D: Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science Department at LaGuardia Community College <br />Olga Calderon, MA: Chief College Laboratory Technician Microbiology, Natural Science Department at LaGuardia Community College <br />New York State Career Zone, NYS Department of Labor Statistics:<br />The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, the Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need by Daniel H. Pink<br />Lily Leon, MA: College Laboratory Technician Chemistry, Natural Science Department at LaGuardia Community College <br />Guide to College Majors and The Best 366 Colleges by The Princeton Review<br />Round Robin activity was an adaptation from #37 Round Robin Career Information Activity in Experimental Activities for Teaching Career Counseling Classes and for Facilitating Career Groups (2000), page 107. Editors, Mark Pope and Carole W. Minor. National Career Development Association, Tulsa, OK<br />