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Possible Futures Curriculum

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This interactive career exploration curriculum helps students in grades 6 through 10 explore STEM occupations, develop essential skills such as collaboration and communication, and learn how to positively contribute to their communities.

Published jan. 14, 2020
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The interactive Possible Futures curriculum helps students in grades 6 through 10 explore careers. Through three units, students learn about STEM occupations, develop essential 21st century skills, and consider how to positively contribute to their communities.

Every lesson within the curriculum is customizable and applies to in-school, out-of-school, and extended learning settings.

JFF also offers services to support the launch, piloting, and scaling of the Possible Futures program including implementation strategy development, professional development events, and site-based coaching. For more information about these services, please contact possiblefutures@jff.org.

The Possible Futures curriculum may not be reproduced for commercial purposes.

STEMploration

Enables students to explore the roles of young STEM professionals, using their knowledge, creativity, and collaboration skills to complete challenges based on relevant, real-world problems. Covers health sciences, information technology, and engineering.

Skills for Success

Prepares students to gain the essential 21st-century skills of collaboration, communication, growth mindset, and self-regulation.

Lenses on the Future

Equips students to chart a path to future success by identifying personal interests and strengths, researching college and career opportunities, and considering potential ways to contribute to society.

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