The Skills Library

School to Career / Connecting Activities / Youth Employment

about Massachusetts Career Ready Database

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.

Skills Pages / Resource Pages

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

Skills Pages / Blog

Articles about workplace and career skills, youth employment program strategies and more.

Share Your Story

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

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.
Ordering Information:
 Paperback from Harvard Bookstore
 Download as PDF
 More Info

Career Development Toolkit

A workbook with readings and activities about career development, labor market information and the economy.
 Download as PDF
 More info

Career Exploration

Career Outlook ProjectCareer Outlook Project

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.

First Steps Career Survey

Student Survey
Discussion of Survey Results

Curriculum Resources and Projects

Contextual Learning Contextual Learning Portal

A collection of learning projects from across Massachusetts, a project of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Contextual Learning Portal Forums

The Contextual Learning Portal includes two interactive forums:
 Creativity and Innovation Forum
 Secondary Transition Forum

Reflection

Reflection and journal writing for youth employment, community service, health awareness and career programs.

Skills Portfolio

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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