Find Your Grind Core Curriculum Standards

The Find Your Grind curriculum takes learners on a self-discovery journey with a social emotional learning foundation to activate the future-ready skills and mindset necessary for the 21st-century and future of work. This experience equips learners with measurable growth in their self-awareness, social-awareness, career-awareness, and action-awareness. These four pillars of Future Readiness are anchored by alignment to national standards: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and Common Career Technical Core Standards(CCTC)

Additionally, career content is sourced by the National Career ClustersⓇ Framework, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, O*NET, and the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System.

UNIT 0: The Journey Starts Here
This is where students’ personalized learning journey begins! From this moment on, the student experience will be tailored to their results and will become more and more personalized as they progress through the curriculum.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Social-Awareness, Responsible Decision Making, Self-Management

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
2. Apply appropriate academic and technical skills
3. Attend to personal health and financial well-being
5. Consider the environmental, social, and economic impacts of decisions
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals
11. Use technology to enhance productivity

UNIT 1:Starter Kit:
Students will learn the why + how to begin living the life they want and becoming the person they want to be.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
1. Act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee
4. Communicate Effectively with reason.
6. Demonstrate creativity and innovation
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them

UNITS 2-5:All About You
The path to self-discovery is a reflective journey to who you really want to be.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT:
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT:
1. Act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee
4. Communicate effectively and with reason
6. Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
10. Plan Education and career path aligned to personal goals

UNITS 6-8: Personal Brand and Network
Students will explore and define how they want to represent themselves and how to build a network.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
1. Act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee
3. Attend to personal health and financial well-being
6. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
11. Use technology to enhance productivity
12. Work productively in teams while using cultural and global competence

UNITS 9-12: Career Opportunities and Success
Students will explore multiple pathways to careers and develop the skills needed to be successful in the future work.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
4. Communicate effectively and with reason
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals
11. Use technology to enhance productivity
12. Work productively in teams while using cultural and global competence

UNITS 13-15: Lifestyle Journey Design
The journey to start the life they want to live and the roadmap to build their lifelong happiness starts with Find Your Grind.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
3. Attend to personal health and financial well-being
5. Consider the environmental
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals

UNIT 16: Mindset and Balance
Life is not always easy. Students will learn tools that help them balance life and plan effectively.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
4. Communicate effectively and with reason
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
9. Model integrity, ethical leadership and effective management
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals

UNIT 17: Money
Money is an important topic. Students will learn how to sync their lifestyle goals with their financial goals.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
3. Attend to personal health and financial well-being
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals
11. Use technology to enhance productivity

UNIT 18: Find Your Grind
Students will learn how to embrace their unique lifestyle, strengths, career goals, and more. This cumulative topic empowers students to take ownership and feel more confident in their next steps.

CASEL STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness

CCTC STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
8. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
10. Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals
11. Use technology to enhance productivity

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