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Just for Ontario: Grades 9-10 Technological Education

Edge Factor has videos, activities and lesson plans created for Grades 9-10 Technology Educators to share with students! See our recommended content created for you in the list below.

Curriculum Alignment:

Edge Factor has aligned our content to the Tech Ed & SHSM-Skilled Trades Curriculum. Here's the link to view aligned content: edgefactor.com/skilled-trades

Top Recommended content for you:


1. Launchpoint Videos -  Based on true stories, the LaunchPoint series showcases everyday people overcoming obstacles to receive the training and inspiration they need to launch rewarding careers. Each character has a unique story to tell, with a wide variety of training programs, pathways, and careers featured:  edgefactor.com/launchpoint 
  • Runtime: 7 mins

2. The Edge Factor Show - From the moment the beat drops and the images flash, the award winning films, TV episodes, and short stories in the Edge Factor Show series grab your attention and your heart strings. Each episode is a tapestry of inspiring stories, signature cinematography, and innovation that lights up the screen and sparks the imagination of viewers:edgefactor.com/EFShow
  • Runtime: 15-35 mins

3. Keynote Presentations -Ensure your audience is inspired, entertained and educated on key subject matters with Edge Factor's Keynote Presentations! Each Keynote features a Thought Leader presenting life lessons learned from characters filmed in Edge Factor stories and media: edgefactor.com/keynote-presentation 
  • Runtime: 20 mins


4. Industry Overviews- Introduce students to what it’s like to work in each industry! These videos help students understand what each industry looks like in today’s modern world, and how they impact our lives:edgefactor.com/industry-profiles
  • Runtime: 2 mins

5. Career Profiles- Explore what a "day in the life" looks like in diverse career pathways! Edge Factor has created a robust library of Career Profile videos that highlight typical responsibilities and show how tools, STEAM, and Soft Skills are used on-the-job:edgefactor.com/career-profiles
  • Runtime: 3-5 mins
  • Includes an activity

6. Virtual Workplace Experiences - Go behind closed doors to experience walk-and-talk tours of companies across every industry. These virtual field trips provide an authentic look at diverse work environments, careers, tools and equipment, soft skills, and more: edgefactor.com/virtual-workplace-experiences
  • Runtime: 10-15 mins
  • Includes a lesson plan and activity

7. Education Pathways: Hands-on means minds-on! Discover incredible training programs and apprenticeships that will equip students with real skills for the real world: edgefactor.com/edu-pathways 
  • Runtime: 3 mins


8. Soft Skills: Ethics-
This Success Factor series covers topics like entitlement, hard work, humility, embracing failure to find success, and much more. This series is hard-hitting, but takes a comedic, storytelling approach to teach students about ethical choices and soft skills: edgefactor.com/ethics
  • Runtime: 5-8 min
  • Includes a lesson plan and activity 

9. Soft Skills on-the-job- These plug-and-play videos feature industry professionals sharing specific insights and examples of soft skills that are important to their career and/or industry: edgefactor.com/Soft-Skills-on-the-Job
  • Runtime: 2 mins

10. Financial Freedom- Equip students to understand and manage their finances with this engaging 9 Unit series on Financial Literacy! Each unit contains 2-4 videos and a Lesson Plan: edgefactor.com/financial-literacy 
  • Runtime: 2-3 mins
  • Includes a lesson plan and activity 

11. STEAM on-the-job- Answer the question, "When in real life will I ever use this?" with videos that explain Science topics and how they are used in real world careers.
  • Runtime: 2 mins
  • Includes activity

12. Geek Out: Skills & Processes-
Hosted by industry professionals, these videos provide helpful explanations of different types of skills and processes that are used in companies and careers: edgefactor.com/skills-processes
  • Runtime: 2-5 mins 

13. Geek Out: Tools & Equipment- In these videos, skilled trades and industry professionals explain the different types tools and equipment they use on-the-job:edgefactor.com/tools-equipment
  • Runtime: 3 mins

14. Safety Awareness- Safety first! This series introduces viewers to people and work environments to help them understand the importance of safety in a specific career pathway: edgefactor.com/safety
  • Runtime: 2 mins

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Edge Factor's Support Team at support@edgefactor.com.

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