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Houston Independent School District Jumpstarts Career Planning with Naviance and Career Key

By Emily Goebel, Community Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Education Policy & Advocacy, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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​With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards and other college and career readiness initiatives in recent years, states are trying to determine how to best support all students as they develop the skills to complete high school and plan for their futures, whether that means entering college or the workforce.

Getting Started With Gallup: Are You Leading With Strengths?

By Rob Spackey, Product Marketing Manager, Hobsons, and

By Sarah Ameigh, Marketing Database Manager , Hobsons

Filed under: Marketplace, Student Engagement

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At this year’s Naviance Summer Institute, Naviance Network members received a free strengths coaching session with a Gallup Consultant, a preview of Gallup's professional development program which teaches educators how to leverage their strengths and impact student engagement.

Use Self-Discovery to Increase Student Engagement and College and Career Exploration

By Crystal Nikish, Marketing Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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If you think it is difficult to get students excited about learning Chemistry, it is decidedly less hard to get them excited about learning about themselves. So why not harness that willingness to engage and put it to good use, in the form of self-discovery? Completing self-assessments will reiterate the importance of planning for their future and help students engage with the school and feel like their educators value them as individuals.

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