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GET A SNEAK PEEK OF A SPARK ENCOUNTER
CAREER FOCUS: BRAND MANAGER
Get a taste of Business Innovators - Simon T. Bailey, the first African American Director of Sales for the Disney Institute and Norma Rener, brand executive and fashion powerhouse for the Jessica Simpson brand. You'll learn what it takes to develop, build and manage a brand that is known world-wide by billions of people.
TEACHER & STUDENT RESOURCES
Each Spark Encounter is supported by grade level resources, custom made to for each featured career. You'll find Career Briefs, Writing Prompts, Career Score Cards and a Resume Builder, along with a full lesson plan at your finger tips.
Check out the resources below made just for Business Innovators.
Get your class prepared for their Spark Encounter by implementing this student-centered lesson plan with creative and interactive activities that meet learning standards in a fun and exciting way. Contents in this plan include:
- Essential Questions
- Learning Outcomes
- Standards Met
- Grade Level Resources and Activities
Feel free to implement this lesson plan or adapt your own by using the resources below.
Your choice. Your plan.START HERE
Career Briefs give students a snapshot of the career they are about to explore so they are equipped when participating in a Live or On-Demand Spark Encounters.
Much like a road map, Career Briefs help students navigate, giving a brief description of what the career is all about and the education, skills and training needed to succeed.
DRAWING & WRITING PROMPTS
These illustration & writing prompt worksheets help students express what they've learned and experienced by interacting with a real-life career professional.
CAREER SCORE CARD
Throughout the school year, help students narrow down and gauge their career aspirations and interests by filling out a Career Score Card.
Whether students are creating their very first resume or need help building a resume for their first job, this resource helps get them organized. This exercise also helps students identify their interests, focus on their skills and list activities they rock in!
"Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it."
- George Lucas