Materials: Links to assist: Trade School vs. College
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Grade Range: 6th-8th
Time: 25 minutes **Consider using the hand raise/thumbs up feature of your virtual platform to assist with determining who will answer.**
Synopsis: Mentors will share with students the differences between attending a trade school or college. Be sure to define both.
*College or University: an educational institution or establishment, in particular one providing
higher education, you typically attend for 4 years.
*Trade School: A trade school (also known as a technical school) is a postsecondary educational institution designed to train students for a specific job in a skilled trade career. Most importantly, a trade school offers hands-on training to prepare students for actual work in their chosen field.
Students will watch a video on the differences and have a discussion on their thoughts. (Remember: We are only giving facts. We are not advocating one over the other!)