January 17, 2023

Find Your Grind: Academic Alignment and Implementation

The overarching goal of schools is to ensure students are Future Ready. But how to achieve this has become more challenging than ever. Schools are searching for innovative and adaptive strategies to deliver relevant content that prepares students for the 21st century. 

Find Your Grind delivers a unique approach to learning and navigating the path to self-discovery. Our innovative learning solution blends together personal-development and career readiness competencies to empower learners across all academic disciplines to be Future Ready in a rapidly changing world. 

So how do you do this with limited time and an academic schedule packed with core and elective classes? We surveyed hundreds of our partners nationally to find the best academic alignment and implementation fit. 

The outline below is suggested alignment and implementation strategies for your school. How are you thinking about using Find Your Grind to empower your students to be Future Ready? Connect with our team today to explore the best fit for your community of learners. 

Find Your Grind’s class creation options in the product.
Class Type Curriculum Implementation MethodPacing Guide Primary Alignment FocusBest Fit Score 
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Career Readiness/ ExplorationCore or Supplemental CurriculumCore Curriculum: Daily implementation/semester or full-year 
Supplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years 
Career discovery, skills and strengths inventory, lifestyle pathways, career exploration, mentorship, workplace readiness, employability, and executive functioning skills ⭐⭐⭐
Family and Consumer ScienceCore or Supplemental CurriculumCore Curriculum: Daily implementation/semester or full-year 
Supplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years 
Human and lifestyle development, communication, self-discovery, developmental theory, lifestyle pathways, mentorship, workplace readiness and development, social sciences, SEL, goal setting, decision making, relationship management, mental health ⭐⭐⭐
Counseling Supplemental CurriculumIndependent Study: bespoke/30 minutes per weekCollege and Career Readiness, academic planning, pathway planning, post-secondary planning, SEL, personal development, post-secondary readiness⭐⭐⭐
Life Skills/Personal DevelopmentCore or Supplemental CurriculumCore Curriculum: Daily implementation/semester or full-year 
Supplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years 
SEL, personal brand, digital image, financial literacy, mental health, critical thinking, reflection, confidence, planning ⭐⭐⭐
Advisory/Independent StudyCore or Supplemental CurriculumCore Curriculum: Daily implementation/semester or full-year 
Supplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years 
SEL, personal development, college readiness, career readiness, secondary and postsecondary success⭐⭐⭐
CTE PathwaysSupplemental CurriculumSupplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years CTE Pathway Decision
Employability and workplace readiness, college readiness, career readiness  
Exposure to multiple careers, industries, mentors and lifestyle pathways 
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Health ClassSupplemental CurriculumSupplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years SEL, goal setting, decision making, relationship management, mental health ⭐⭐
Social StudiesSupplemental CurriculumSupplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years Critical thinking, research, social sciences, current affairs, civics, financial literacy⭐⭐
EnglishSupplemental CurriculumSupplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years Literacy skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, active reflection, goal setting, vocabulary⭐⭐
English Language Arts Supplemental CurriculumSupplemental Curriculum: 30-45 minutes a week/3 years Literacy skills, writing prompts, active reflection, critical thinking, vocabulary⭐⭐
ScienceSupplemental CurriculumSupplemental Exploration: STEM Careers STEM, STEM Careers, critical thinking, problem-solving

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