The focus for Career Education in Grades 8 – 9 is:
- engage in self-assessment and reflection
- manage a project (PBL)
- recognize community and global needs
- explore Grad requirements
- build a network to talk with when making decisions
- evaluate workplace safety and know emergency procedures
- research various careers
Learning Commons Resources
We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs that cover this topic.
- Career Planner
- What color is your parachute?
- Assessing You
- Teen’s guide to working
- Life-shaping Decisions
- Total Health
Use the following keywords to search for resources:
To enter the Search Portal, click on the banner located at the top of this page.
Log in to Curio.ca and search for Career Education.
Curio.ca offers the audio and video content from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and Radio-Canada for unique Canadian content. (K-12, but mostly high school content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Discovery Education Canada. Students can can then choose from topics such as: Education, Engineering, Environmental Occupations, Financial, Health, Human Services, Workplace Skills, Marketing and Sales, Media and Arts, Personal and Building Services, Production Occupations, Professional Specialty Occupations, Scientific Occupations, Technical and Related Occupations, Technology, and Transportation and Material Moving Occupations.
Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content. (K-12 content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
To search in Explora High School, log in to Explora Secondary.
EBSCOhost’s Explora is a site to encourage student research with extensive, reliable content and ease of use. (K-12 content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
EverFI produces digital courses, such as: financial literacy, STEM, diversity and inclusion, student loan management, digital citizenship, civic awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, alcohol and substance abuse, and sexual assault prevention. (Gr. 4-12) Look for a full description (and a list of all courses available) under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
GALE CENGAGE Learning and GALE Databases: Log in to your parent home page in Encom, or through the Search Portal at the Search Portal landing page to find the links, usernames and passwords for the various GALE sites: “Canada in Context”, “Global Issues in Context”, “Gale Virtual Reference Library”, “Science in Context” and “Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources”.
GALE CENGAGE Learning is a world leader in eResearch and educational publishing. (Gr. 9-12) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Sign up for a Kidblog account to present your portfolio digitally, and develop a personal learning network in a safe, moderated environment.
Kidblog is a secure, private blogging platform created specifically for educational use. (Gr. K-7+) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Learn360 to look for information about Careers & Job Search or Guidance & Counseling. In Learn360, students can find videos on ‘Goals’, ‘self assessment’, ‘projects’, ‘personal networking’ and many more.
Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to RightNow Media and search for topics such as youth, leadership, and for various themed topics around careers, work and friendship.
RightNow Media is like the ‘Netflix’ of Christian Bible studies and has something for every age! Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to World Book and choose World Book Advanced (Gr. 8-12).
World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.