CED-s1 logoCED-MS.S1 Standard 1 - Academic

Topic 1.1: Acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span
CED-MS.S1.T1a Improve Academic Self-Concept
  • CED-MS.S1.T1a.01 Articulate feelings of competence and confidence as learners
  • CED-MS.S1.T1a.02 Display a positive interest in learning
  • CED-MS.S1.T1a.03 Take pride in work and achievement
  • CED-MS.S1.T1a.04 Accept mistakes as essential to the learning process
  • CED-MS.S1.T1a.05 Identify attitudes and behaviors that lead to successful learning
CED-MS.S1.T1b Acquire Skills for Improving Learning
  • CED-MS.S1.T1b.06 Apply time-management and task-management skills
  • CED-MS.S1.T1b.07 Demonstrate how effort and persistence positively affect learning
  • CED-MS.S1.T1b.08 Use communication skills to know when and how to ask for help when needed
  • CED-MS.S1.T1b.09 Apply knowledge and learning styles to positively influence school performance
CED-MS.S1.T1c Achieve School Success
  • CED-MS.S1.T1c.10 Take responsibility for their actions
  • CED-MS.S1.T1c.11 Demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other students
  • CED-MS.S1.T1c.12 Develop a broad range of interests and abilities
  • CED-MS.S1.T1c.13 Demonstrate dependability, productivity and initiative
  • CED-MS.S1.T1c.14 Share knowledge
Topic 1.2: Complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college
CED-MS.S1.T2a Improve Learning
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.01 Demonstrate the motivation to achieve individual potential
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.02 Learn and apply critical-thinking skills
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.03 Apply the study skills necessary for academic success at each level
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.04 Seek information and support from faculty, staff, family and peers
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.05 Organize and apply academic information from a variety of sources
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.06 Use knowledge of learning styles to positively influence school performance
  • CED-MS.S1.T2a.07 Become a self-directed and independent learner
CED-MS.S1.T2b Plan to Achieve Goals
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.08 Establish challenging academic goals in elementary, middle/junior high and high school
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.09 Use assessment results in educational planning
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.10 Develop and implement annual plan of study to maximize academic ability and achievement
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.11 Apply knowledge of aptitudes and interests to goal setting
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.12 Use problem-solving and decision-making skills to assess progress toward educational goals
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.13 Understand the relationship between classroom performance and success in school
  • CED-MS.S1.T2b.14 Identify post-secondary options consistent with interests, achievement, aptitude and abilities
Topic 1.3: Understand the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community.
CED-MS.S1.T3a Related School to Life Experiences
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.01 Demonstrate the ability to balance school, studies, extracurricular activities, leisure time and family life
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.02 Seek co-curricular and community experiences to enhance the school experience
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.03 Understand the relationship between learning and work
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.04 Demonstrate an understanding of the value of lifelong learning as essential to seeking, obtaining and maintaining life goals
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.05 Understand that school success is the preparation to make the transition from student to community member
  • CED-MS.S1.T3a.06 Understand how school success and academic achievement enhance future career and vocational opportunities

CED-s2 logoCED-MS.S2 Standard 2 - Career Development

Topic 2.1: Acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
CED-MS.S2.T1a Develop Career Awareness
CED-MS.S2.T1b Develop Employment Readiness
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.11 Acquire employability skills such as working on a team, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.12 Apply job readiness skills to seek employment opportunities
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.13 Demonstrate knowledge about the changing workplace
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.14 Learn about the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.15 Learn to respect individual uniqueness in the workplace
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.16 Learn how to write a résumé
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.17 Develop a positive attitude toward work and learning
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.18 Understand the importance of responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity and effort in the workplace
  • CED-MS.S2.T1b.19 Utilize time-and task-management skills
Topic 2.2: Employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.
CED-MS.S2.T2a Acquire Career Information
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.01 Apply decision-making skills to career planning, course selection and career transition
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.02 Identify personal skills, interests and abilities and relate them to current career choice
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.03 Demonstrate knowledge of the career-planning process
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.04 Know the various ways in which occupations can be classified
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.05 Use research and information resources to obtain career information
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.06 Learn to use the Internet to access career-planning information
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.07 Describe traditional and nontraditional career choices and how they relate to career choice
  • CED-MS.S2.T2a.08 Understand how changing economic and societal needs influence employment trends and future training
CED-MS.S2.T2b Identify Career Goals
  • CED-MS.S2.T2b.09 Demonstrate awareness of the education and training needed to achieve career goals
  • CED-MS.S2.T2b.10 Assess and modify their educational plan to support career
  • CED-MS.S2.T2b.11 Use employability and job readiness skills in internship, mentoring, shadowing and/or other work experience
  • CED-MS.S2.T2b.12 Select course work that is related to career interests
  • CED-MS.S2.T2b.13 Maintain a career-planning portfolio
Topic 2.3: Understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the world of work.
CED-MS.S2.T3a Acquire Knowledge to Achieve Career Goals
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.01 Understand the relationship between educational achievement and career success
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.02 Explain how work can help to achieve personal success and satisfaction
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.03 Identify personal preferences and interests influencing career choice and success
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.04 Understand that the changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquiring new skills
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.05 Describe the effect of work on lifestyle
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.06 Understand the importance of equity and access in career choice
  • CED-MS.S2.T3a.07 Understand that work is an important and satisfying means of personal expression
CED-MS.S2.T3b Apply Skills to Achieve Career Goals
  • CED-MS.S2.T3b.08 Demonstrate how interests, abilities and achievement relate to achieving personal, social, educational and career goals
  • CED-MS.S2.T3b.09 Learn how to use conflict management skills with peers and adults
  • CED-MS.S2.T3b.10 Learn to work cooperatively with others as a team member
  • CED-MS.S2.T3b.11 Apply academic and employment readiness skills in work-based learning situations such as internships, shadowing and/or mentoring experiences

CED s3 logoCED-MS.S3 Standard 3 - Personal / Social Development

Topic 3.1: Acquire the knowledge, attitudes and inter-personal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
CED-MS.S3.T1a Acquire Self-knowledge
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.01 Develop positive attitudes toward self as a unique and worthy person
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.02 Identify values, attitudes and beliefs
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.03 Learn the goal-setting process
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.04 Understand change is a part of growth
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.05 Identify and express feelings
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.06 Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behavior
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.07 Recognize personal boundaries, rights and privacy needs
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.08 Understand the need for self-control and how to practice it
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.09 Demonstrate cooperative behavior in groups
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.10 Identify personal strengths and assets
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.11 Identify and discuss changing personal and social roles
  • CED-MS.S3.T1a.12 Identify and recognize changing family roles
CED-MS.S3.T1b Acquire Interpersonal Skills
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.13 Recognize that everyone has rights and responsibilities
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.14 Respect alternative points of view
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.15 Recognize, accept, respect and appreciate individual differences
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.16 Recognize, accept, respect and appreciate ethnic and cultural diversity
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.17 Recognize and respect differences in various family configurations
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.18 Use effective communications skills
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.19 Know that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior
  • CED-MS.S3.T1b.20 Learn how to make and keep friends
Topic 3.2: Make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals.
CED-MS.S3.T2a Self-Knowledge Application
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.01 Use a decision-making and problem-solving model
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.02 Understand consequences of decisions and choices
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.03 Identify alternative solutions to a problem
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.04 Develop effective coping skills for dealing with problems
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.05 Demonstrate when, where and how to seek help for solving problems and making decisions
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.06 Know how to apply conflict resolution skills
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.07 Demonstrate a respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.08 Know when peer pressure is influencing a decision
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.09 Identify long- and short-term goals
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.10 Identify alternative ways of achieving goals
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.11 Use persistence and perseverance in acquiring knowledge and skills
  • CED-MS.S3.T2a.12 Develop an action plan to set and achieve realistic goals
Topic 3.3: Understand safety and survival skills.
CED-MS.S3.T3a Acquiring Personal Safety Skills
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.01 Demonstrate knowledge of personal information (i.e., telephone number, home address, emergency contact)
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.02 Learn about the relationship between rules, laws, safety and the protection of rights of the individual
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.03 Learn about the differences between appropriate and inappropriate physical contact
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.04 Demonstrate the ability to set boundaries, rights and personal privacy
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.05 Differentiate between situations requiring peer support and situations requiring adult professional help
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.06 Identify resource people in the school and community, and know how to seek their help
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.07 Apply effective problem-solving and decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.08 Learn about the emotional and physical dangers of substance use and abuse
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.09 Learn how to cope with peer pressure
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.10 Learn techniques for managing stress and conflict
  • CED-MS.S3.T3a.11 Learn coping skills for managing life events