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Elementary School Publications

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Career Education & Work Standards Lesson Plans - Grade 3
Detailed lesson plans, with accompanying worksheets and activities, are now available for the requirements and benchmarks for Grade 3. For instructor use only.

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Career Education & Work Standards Lesson Plans - Grade 5
Detailed lesson plans, with accompanying worksheets and activities, are now available for the requirements and benchmarks for Grade 5. For instructor use only.

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Elementary Portfolio Planner
This planner—for 1st to 5th grade students—provides a record of student aspirations and achievements.

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Elementary Parent Brochure
This brochure is geared towards parents of young children and emphasizes the importance of saving for higher education.

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Elementary Student Monthly Planner
This monthly assignment tracker provides elementary students with an area to write down daily assignments. There is also an area for parents and teachers to record comments.

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Exercise Your Mind Elementary Activity Book
This publication contains loads of games and activities to ignite interest in the areas of Career Exploration, Student Development, Critical Thinking/Logic, and Financial Literacy.

For instructor use only.

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It's My Life Booklet
This guide is full of activities and exercises that focus on career options, the importance of grades, and higher education from an elementary and middle school perspective.

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Middle School Publications

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Career Education & Work Standards Lesson Plans - Grade 5
Detailed lesson plans, with accompanying worksheets and activities, are now available for the requirements and benchmarks for Grade 5.

For instructor use only.

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Career Education & Work Standards Lesson Plans - Grade 8
Detailed lesson plans, with accompanying worksheets and activities, are now available for the requirements and benchmarks for Grade 8.

For instructor use only.

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Middle School Activity Book
These activities and exercises for the classroom focus on academic development, career exploration, financial literacy, higher education, student development, and critical thinking/logic.

For instructor use only.

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Middle School Career Guide
The activities and exercises in this career guide focus on career options, the importance of grades, and higher education from a middle school perspective. Features include a career inventory, a college knowledge quiz, and information on entering the workforce.

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Middle School Planner
This publication includes a weekly schedule, a daily assignment keeper, a grade tracker, and "Brainapalooza" activities to keep your middle school students on track and engaged.

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MyPlanner
This planner—for 6th to 12th grade students—provides a record of student aspirations and achievements.

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High School Publications

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Career Education & Work Standards Lesson Plans - Grade 11
Detailed lesson plans, with accompanying worksheets and activities, are now available for the requirements and benchmarks for Grade 11.

For instructor use only.

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MyPlanner
This planner—for 6th to 12th grade students—provides a record of student aspirations and achievements.

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Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide
This guide provides a complete overview of the financial aid process, with information on most of Pennsylvania's financial aid programs and services. Find everything parents and students need to know about paying for higher education, understand the criteria for applying for and receiving financial aid, and review the checklists and timelines.

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FAFSA Tipsheet
This one-sheeter provides the basics on filling out the FAFSA.

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FSA ID Handout
This piece provides tips and instructions for creating an FSA ID.

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Financial Aid Basics
This publication provides an overview of financial aid options and how they work.

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Stay in School Brochure
This brochure targets students considering dropping out of school. Features include income information based on education level and other facts encouraging students to complete their education.

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Avoid Identity Theft Brochure
This brochure provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.

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Private Student Loans Brochure
This brochure provides students and families with a better understanding of private student loans.

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PHEAA Pocket Resume
This pocket resume is the perfect tool for job applications and interviews. Encourage your students to fill it out and take it with them for reference.

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PA-TIP Brochure
This brochure provides a general overview of the Pennsylvania Targeted Industry Program (PA-TIP).

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PA-TIP Poster
This poster promotes the Pennsylvania Targeted Industry Program (PA-TIP).

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Facebook Poster
This poster promotes PHEAA's Facebook page, where students and families can get the latest information on financial aid.

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Account Access Bookmark
Parents and students can keep their AES Account Access contact information close at hand with the useful bookmark, whether it is a telephone number or a live internet chat contact.

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The More You Learn One-Sheeter
This one-sheeter, a companion to the More You Learn, the More You Earn poster, reinforces the importance of staying in school and getting a degree, with regards to future salaries.

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The More You Learn Poster
This poster reinforces the importance of staying in school and getting a degree, with regards to future salaries.

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Scholarship Tips One-Sheeter
This one-sheeter goes over eligibility, searching and applying for scholarships.

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Award Letter Comparison Worksheet
This worksheet helps students compare award letters from several schools.

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MySmartBorrowing Poster
This poster promotes the MySmartBorrowing.org financial aid tool.

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Beyond High School Booklet
This informative booklet provides students with a step-by-step guide on planning for their future, covering everything from career exploration to life on campus.

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Navigating a College Fair Brochure
This piece helps students navigate a college fair.

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EducationPlanner Publications

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EducationPlanner Bookmark
This bookmark reminds students about EducationPlanner.org.

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EducationPlanner Guidance Counselor Guide
This publication helps counselors guide students toward reaching their educational goals using the available resources on EducationPlanner.org.

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EducationPlanner Poster
This is a poster that teachers and counselors can hang in their classroom.

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