Job Talk is a computer program that has been designed to work seamlessly with most interactive whiteboards. Job Talk provides a unique learning experience by allowing students access to a vast list of vocabulary words associated with life, business and the world of work. Job Talk takes a unique approach to helping individuals tackle the myriad of words and reading found in everyday life and work.
Learn Core Words of Work
Learn Core Words of Work
Who Uses Job Talk?
- Middle and High School Special Education Students
or students that function at low levels of reading and math.
- Adult Transition Age Students
For students functioning at low levels of reading and math, Job Talk provides an emphasis on career and transition.
- PAES Users
Job Talk is often used as a pre-requisite, or along-side PAES®
- English Language Learners
For ELL "Level One Classrooms" and students to whom english is a new language
Many of the students that will benefit from Job Talk are not going to read books, let alone text books. They are, however, going to encounter the written and spoken word in everyday life, employment and leisure.
Components and Manipulatives
- Flip Charts
Six groups of 5 flip charts to reinforce job vocabulary with extended practice using visual cues.
- Word Searches and Scrambles
These fun activity worksheets to help reinforce word recognition and word/letter discrimination - and are available in basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.
- Computer Program Component
Pre-defined and customizable lessons offer key vocabulary words related to the world of work and life. These lessons can be completed as group or individual work requiring mastery to completion. Full summary of performance reporting aids in IEP support and transition planning. Available in English and Spanish.
- Flash Cards
Made available to you in both digitized and physical version, these flash cards can be used in both groups and individually to encourage learning of new words and concepts.
A Variety of Differentiated Learning Strategies
Differentiated Learning Strategies
- Individuals improve essential communication skills
- No animation - images are all real life photographs
- Teaches by having individuals see and/or hear key words and real images in the context of everyday life and on the job
- Age appropriate
Categories of Learning
- Basic Career Words
- Action Work Words
- Employment Words
- Life Skills Words
- Practical Math Skills