The focus in Career Education for Grades 6 – 7 is:
- recognizing personal preferences
- goal setting
- managing a project (PBL) (like building a treehouse)
- developing community/social awareness
- look for volunteer opportunities
- work on developing a (network) circle of mentors, family, close friends who the child can talk to about making decisions
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:
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Log in to Curio.ca. Under Resources, students can go to “Curriculum” and search for Career Education 6 to 9. They can also search for Career Education or Business under “Categories”, “Collections” and in the search bar at the top.
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 Streaming (Canada) and search for career education topics. There will be topics such as: Education, Engineering, Environmental Occupations, Financial, Health, Human Services, Workplace Skills, Marketing and Sales, Mechanics, 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.
Log in to Explora Primary.
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.
Log in to EverFi to find courses, such as: FutureSmart (becoming stewards of your financial future Gr. 6-8); Ignition (using technology safely – Gr. 6-9); Healthier Me: Wellness Fundamentals for Middle School (positive character development, social-emotional learning (SEL), and building healthy relationships – Gr. 6-8) Demo video; Venture – Entrepreneurial Expedition (important basic business skills – Gr. 7-10) Demo video, and Character Playbook (developing social and emotional skills – Gr. 7-9).
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.
Log in to Kidblog. 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 KnowBC and search by going to an encyclopedia or book and searching it.
KnowBC is the leading general reference site for British Columbia, and has the Encyclopedia of British Columbia and other reference works. (Gr. K-12) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
First log in to Learn360 before you choose a topic or “click” on a link. Once in Learn360 select a topic such as Careers & Job Search, Guidance & Counseling or Technical & Vocational Education, then filter for the appropriate grade range.
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 Passport to the Internet.
Passport to the Internet is an interactive tutorial to teach Gr. 4 to 8 students the critical thinking skills they need to apply to their online experiences. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to RightNow Media, then search the Torchlighters series for leadership, and Leo Trend or Friend for different themed topics around careers, work and friendship; Gigi: God Made Princesses in All Shapes and Sizes.
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 Student (Gr. 5-8) or 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.