College and Career Readiness in Elementary School?
Yes! It's never too early to start talking about college and careers. At the elementary school level, we learn that "college" means any training or schooling beyond high school. We also explore the world of work and career possibilities. We talk about how our interests can be related to our future career choices. The social-emotional and academic skills we learn and practice also help prepare us for college and careers. Talking and thinking about the future can help us make smarter choices about the things we do now.
College and Career Books for Elementary Students
Here are two fun story books made specifically for elementary students. They are free to download on UtahFutures.org. Click on the images to open the PDF version of the books. For the second book, there is also a Youtube video read-aloud.