Career Education Resources 8-9

 

Alberta Learning Information Service
http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/CAREERinsite/home.asp
Career planning information such as tips for writing resumes and how to choose a career.

BC Ministry of Education: Careers
http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/careers/

Career Cruising
http://www.careercruising.com
Career Cruising is an interactive career resource designed for people of all ages with information on choosing the right career, exploring different career options, or planning future education and training

Job Futures
http://www.jobfutures.ca.
A Canadian site. Take the “Know Yourself Quiz” to get a list of possible career choices that suit your interests and skills.

Job Futures: I want to be…
http://www.jobfutures.ca/en/interface-be.shtml
A Canadian site: Browse occupations or programs, also provides helpful link

Learning Styles

A Guide to Learning Styles
http://www.vark-learn.com/english/page.asp?p=younger
This version of VARK is modified for students aged 12-18 years. Acknowledgment of this draft version should be made to Debra Jones, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California 95003 (831-479-5071), Charles C. Bonwell and Neil Fleming.

Index of Learning Styles
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/ILSpage.html
The Index of Learning Styles is an on-line instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model formulated by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman.

Safety at Work

ICBC
http://www.icbc.com/youth/
Cool activities and games, be warned though, some of the images are disturbing.

Worksafe BC
http://www.demandsafety.ca/playitsafe/
This BC site has a section devoted to workplace safety written to the teen audience. There are games, graphic safety videos, true stories, and other links of interest to the young worker.

 

Time Management

Time Management: You Vs. The Clock
http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/school/time/
This is a site full of activities to do with time management including setting priorities, making calendars, and a list of the top time wasters.

 

Values

Self-Assessment Exercises: University of Victoria
URL:http://www.coop.uvic.ca/curriculum/selfassess.outcomes.values.ssi
There are a variety of self-assessments including values, personality, skills, interests and work.

Seneca College Career Resources
http://ilearn.senecac.on.ca/careers/goals/values.html
Seneca College in Ontario provides some definitions of values and how they relate to choosing a career.

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