Teaching resources for Xello 6-12
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Looking for resources to help you implement Xello with your students and their parents/guardians? Check out our Xello teaching resources! These resources include lesson plans to support Xello Lessons further, information to share with parents/guardians, extension activities that build on the work students are already doing in Xello, and other shareable resources.

Planning resources

Use these resources to help you plan how you'll deliver Xello in the classroom. Learn how Xello will help you prepare every student for every future. Understand the order of Xello Lessons using the Scope and sequence guide. Use the Pacing guide to help you plan your lessons with supplementary resources, prerequisites, and more.

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    Xello ResourceIntroducing students to Xello: Scope and sequence

    The Scope and sequence document outlines recommendations for how to use Xello throughout each grade.

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    Xello ResourceLessons pacing guide

    Use this pacing guide to simplify your experience with Xello Lessons and supplementary resources. Topics for each grade level are sequenced for you, so you can see at a glance the order in which to deliver the curriculum.

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    Xello ResourceASCA Mindsets & Behaviors and Xello

    Xello's future readiness model helps meet the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Mindsets and Behaviors for Student Success. These documents highlight the specific components of Xello that support these learning objectives.

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    Xello GuideXello and special education

    Learn how Xello helps all students get the support they need to find their pathway to a fulfilling and successful future.

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    Xello GuideAVID Elective Standards and Xello New

    Xello’s future readiness model helps educators meet the AVID Elective Standards for grades 6-12.

Supplementary resources

These supplementary resources work alongside you and your students as they work in Xello. Use them to further build on what they're learning and exploring.

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCEIntroducing Xello 6-12 to studentsNew

    Use the resources on this page to help introduce Xello 6-12 on the first day of class. The presentation and video will help get students started!

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCELesson resources for Xello 6-12

    These resources can help you and your students get the most out of Xello's Lessons. These resources come with discussion prompts, vocabulary, and activities to support each Xello Lesson.

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCEXello 6-12 activity lesson plan resources

    Use these resources to help introduce Xello activities to your students. Use the discussion prompts, reflection activities, and teaching strategies to help successfully roll out Xello with your students.

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCESample assignments for Xello 6-12New

    Use the sample assignments on this page to help you build upon Xello's built-in curriculum or cover topics that aren't addressed.

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCESubject area resources for Xello 6-12

    These subject-specific teaching resources help students understand why each school subject is important and relevant to their future success no matter what career path they choose.

About student activities

These resources will walk you through activities and features students complete in Xello. They include walkthroughs, videos, and supplementary resources to help you introduce the activities to your students.

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    Xello RESOURCEStudent dashboard

    Learn about the key features in Xello's student dashboard that help empower and motivate students to take ownership over their future-readiness.


    Learn how Resume builder pulls in the work students have already completed in other parts of Xello so they can confidently start applying for those opportunities they're interested in.


    Learn how the Plans feature brings students' explored options full-circle by creating an actionable plan with achievable tasks and pathways.

    SUPPLEMENTARY RESOURCEPortfolios in Xello 6-12

    Learn how Xello Portfolios lets students easily create and share vibrant portfolios to showcase their work across subjects and reflect on what they’ve learned.


    Learn how Goals in Xello can help students plan and achieve shorter term goals for themselves.

Resources for families

Use these resources to introduce Xello to your students' parents & guardians.

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    XELLO RESOURCEWelcome families to Xello

    Check out this page with all the resources you need to introduce Xello Family to your students' parents & guardians.

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    PDFParent/guardian letter

    Use this letter to provide an overview of Xello for parents and guardians. Share this with your parent community.

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    short videoWelcome to your family portal

Shareable videos

Check out these curated videos and playlists. Share them with students and families to help them learn all about Xello.

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    Video PlaylistXello 6-12 students

    Share this playlist with your students to help them quickly learn the ins and outs of key Xello features.

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    Video PlaylistXello for families

    Share this playlist with parents and guardians to introduction them to Xello Family and give them a walkthrough on how to use their account to view student work.

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    short videoExplore your future with Xello

    Watch this short video and then share it with your students to help introduce them to Xello. They'll get a sneak peek into how Xello will help them learn and grow as they build confidence in their future.

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    short videoUnderstanding your career matches

    Check out and then share this short video with your students to help them understand how they got their career matches, how they can change their answers, and hide their least favorite matches.

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    short videoStart your career adventure with Xello

    Share this short video with your students to ignite their curiosity to start exploring careers in Xello.

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    short videoPrepare for your future with Plans

    Help your students understand the choices that are available to them by exploring different pathways and creating an actionable to-do list.