Solution Highlight: Problem-Based Lessons

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Pathway2Careers Math Projects provide a career immersion experience as students tackle real-world scenarios within a career. Each activity offers four career scenarios from which students can apply and demonstrate their understanding of math concept. Emphasizing collaborative activities, the projects are designed to support development of employability skills such as complex problem solving, critical thinking, communication, […]

Close the Gap Between Education and Industry

At the end of 2021, employers were struggling to fill 10.9 million open roles. This hiring gap is due, in part, to new graduates not having the right technical skills for available opportunities. As educators, successfully ensuring the transition from school to career for students can be daunting, especially when some students lack the opportunities […]

Summer Learning Supports

At NS4ed, we too are concerned about the unfinished learning that our nation’s students are struggling with due to the pandemic. The crisis of unfinished learning today suggests that our students may earn $49,000 to $61,000 less over their lifetime1. The lasting impact is even greater for historically disadvantaged students. Support for Summer Learning Programs […]

How to use P2C

The Pathway2Careers labor market exploration system is divided into two main sections: 1) Explore Your Area and 2) Explore Career Clusters. Each section presents specific information related to local labor market exploration. In the “Explore Your Area” section, an introduction page will appear that gives a brief summary of the purpose and function of the […]

Introduction to LMI

What is Labor Market Information (LMI)? Labor market information (LMI) is a collection of data compiled primarily by government agencies for the purpose of analyzing job trends, wages, employment status, and economic changes related to workforce development. This rich data source contains statistics on hundreds of occupations, including annual job openings, median wages, growth rates, […]

Strategies for Identifying High-Value Careers

High-value careers can be simply defined as high-demand, high-wage careers. This simple definition captures the two most essential components of desirable jobs – they are plentiful, and they pay well. Using this definition, careers can be recognized that this is only one definition among many, we believe it offers the most parsimonious definition that emphasizes […]