Lesson Prerequisites for Students

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Many of the lessons have prerequisite activities in Xello that students must complete before they can start the lesson. For example, in order to start the Learning Styles lesson, students must have completed the Learning Styles assessment and have at least 3 saved careers.

This information is used to personalize the lessons so that students can engage with and reflect on content that is meaningful to them, such as their own assessment results and saved career and education interests.

FYIFYI: Prerequisites can also be added to custom lessons. To learn more about custom lessons in Xello, start with About Custom Lessons.

A quick summary of the prerequisites for each Xello lesson:

Lesson Grade Prerequisites
Interests 6
  • Add at least 5 interests in About Me
  • Save at least 3 careers
School Subjects at Work 6
  • Save at least 3 careers
Decision Making 6
  • None
Time Management 6
  • Save at least 3 careers
Explore Learning Styles 7
  • Complete the Learning Styles quiz
  • Save at least 3 careers
Discover Learning Pathways 7
  • Save at least 3 careers
Biases and Career Choices 7
  • None
Jobs and Employers 7
  • Save at least 3 careers
Skills 8
  • Save at least 3 careers
Explore Career Matches 8
  • Complete the Matchmaker quiz
  • Save at least 3 careers
Transition to High School 8
  • Save at least 5 interests
Self-Advocacy 8
  • None
Personality Styles 9
  • Complete the Personality Styles quiz (the second part of Matchmaker)
  • Save at least 3 careers
Exploring Career Factors 9
  • Save at least 3 careers
Getting Experience 9
  • Save at least 3 careers
  • Add at least 3 experiences to the Experiences Timeline
Study Skills and Habits 9
  • None
Work Values 10
  • Save at least 3 careers
Careers and Lifestyle Costs 10
  • Save at least 3 careers
Workplace Skills and Attitudes 10
  • Save at least 3 careers
Program Prospects 10
  • Save at least 3 majors
Choosing a College 11
  • Save at least 3 schools
Career Demand 11
  • Save at least 3 careers
Entrepreneurial Skills 11
  • Save at least 3 careers
Work/Life Balance 11
  • Save at least 3 careers
Defining Success 12
  • Save at least 3 careers
Career Backup Plans 12
  • Save at least 3 careers
Job Interviews 12
  • Save at least 3 careers
Career Path Choices 12
  • Add at least 5 interests in About Me
  • Save at least 3 careers
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FYIFYI: For a deeper dive, including recommended completion time and learning objectives, check out List of Lessons.