School to Career / Connecting Activities / Youth Employment
Database for youth employment and career development programs in Massachusetts. Includes screens for the Work-Based Learning Plan (with regular and mobile versions). Placement screen, job descriptions, skills/tasks, employer information and career development activity tracking.
Resource pages supporting the Work-Based Learning Plan and Massachusetts Career Ready Database, plus a "Getting Started" outline for staff in Connecting Activities and other youth programs. http://skillspages.com/masswbl
Articles about workplace and career skills, youth employment program strategies and more.
What is your school or community doing to support career development for youth? Share your story on the Massachusetts Connecting Activities website.
Books / Workbooks
The Mosaic Economy
by Jennifer Leonard
Where are the jobs in today's economy? Insights into a mosaic of jobs and
opportunities, drawing on stories, statistics and history.
Paperback from Harvard Bookstore
Download as PDF
Career development resource for students that features a collection of interviews with professionals in a variety of career fields. View Career Outlook Interviews. Contribute a profile of your own career.
Curriculum Resources and Projects
A collection of learning projects from across Massachusetts, a project of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Reflection and journal writing for youth employment, community service, health awareness and career programs.
A web-based portfolio that allows students to display essays, photos, artwork, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, music clips and more in a visually appealing portfolio. View sample portfolios and read about the portfolio.
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