Please refer to these resources for more information on what it means to be college and career ready. You may download the Lesson 3 Resources or for a complete list of resources, please download the CCR Resources list.


Project-based Learning: Success Start to Finish (Edutopia)

Website: http://www.edutopia.org

Resource Description: Edutopia's Schools That Work series profiles K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the way students learn.

Audience Type: Educators and School District Personnel

Course Module - Online Teaching (TxCCRSC)

Course Module: http://txccrsc.org

Resource Description: This module helps to prepare faculty to teach online and hybrid/blended courses.

Audience Type: Teachers and Administrators

Preparing 21st Century Skills in Today's Global Economy: An Educator's Guide to the Four C's (NEA)

PDF Guide: http://www.nea.org

Resource Description: A guide for teaching today's learner to succeed in college, career, and citizenship.

Audience Type: Educators

Affirming the Goal: Is College and Career Readiness an Internationally Competitive Standard? (ACT)

PDF Document: http://www.act.org

Resource Description: A report addressing college and career readiness within a global economy.

Audience Type: Education Professionals and Policymakers

U.S. Students Need 21st Century Skills to Compete in a Global Economy

Website: http://www.p21.org

Resource Description: A press release discussing the skills needed to be competitive in a global economy.

Audience Type: Policymakers and Education Professionals

Social Learning Networks Promote Student Learning, Global Awareness (eSchool News)

Website: http://www.eschoolnews.com

Resource Description: An article promoting social and global awareness.

Audience Type: Educators

How Should Colleges Prepare Students to Succeed in Today's Global Economy? (AAC&U)

PDF Report: https://www.aacu.org/leap/documents/Re8097abcombined.pdf

Resource Description: A report outlining views on the essential goals and guiding principles for higher education in today's day.

Audience Type: Higher Education Professionals, Students, and Employers

Money Smart – A Financial Education Program (FDIC)

Program/Curriculum Website: http://www.fdic.gov

Resource Description: A report outlining views on the essential goals and guiding principles for higher education in today's day.

Audience Type: School District Personnel, CCR Professionals, and Educators

Labor Market and Career Information (TWC)

Website: http://www.lmci.state.tx.us/

Resource Description: Improve the way Texans make career and educational decisions by providing useful and reliable information about careers, educational training options and jobs.

Audience Type: CCR Professionals, Secondary Students, and Educators