Everyone knows how to shake a hand and hold a conversation, right?
Not so fast.
Students of all ages benefit from a foundation in communication skills as they pursue college and career opportunities.
That’s why students at Payette River Regional Technical Academy rely on Rubin to gain in-demand skills for the world after graduation.
Led by teacher Patti O’Maley, students use the Rubin Emerge online program to write effective emails, resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles as well as hold meaningful face-to-face conversations.
O’Maley, a business teacher, has used Rubin resources in the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. She intends to do so again in 2019-2020.
“Emerge is an amazing tools for my classes,” she said. “I can tie the activities into curriculum I already have or use them as standalone lessons.”
In the photo at the top, students Karina (right) and Will practice a proper handshake, an activity in the module called Life Skills 101 in the online curriculum.
Below, listen to teacher Patti O’Maley discuss the value of Emerge.
Do you want to teach your students “adulting” skills like teacher Patti O’Maley?