Student Engagement

Skillsets for Success in Work, School and Life* (2108-iu8)


*Free for IU8 Schools (with coupon).

Which skills do your students need now and in the future? How can you help them develop these skills while still teaching in your content area? Learn about three main skill sets that are essential in life, and see how to add them to a student’s toolbox so they can be successful in all aspects of their lives. Discover ways to take small steps to regularly integrate these skills into the lessons you are already teaching. Equip your students for success in employment, school, and life.

Course Author: Troy Eppley

  • Welcome!
  • Introduction
  • Why Are Employability Skills Essential?
  • Employability Skills Matter
  • Key Attributes Employers Want to See on Student Resumes
  • Employability Skills Framework
  • Skillset 1: Applied Knowledge
  • Applied Knowledge in the Workplace
  • Critical Thinking in the Workplace
  • In Your Classroom...
  • Introduction to the Lesson Plan Checklist
  • Applied Knowledge Lesson Plan Checklist
  • Skillset 2: Effective Relationships
  • Building Good Work Relationships
  • 5 Ways to Build Great Work Relationships
  • Emotional Health in the Workplace
  • Effective Relationships Lesson Plan Checklist
  • Skillset 3: Workplace Skills
  • 5 Types of Workplace Skills
  • Workplace Skills Lesson Plan Checklist
  • Wrap Up
  • Share Your Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever