Hands-on learning fosters excitement and engagement when researching jobs and professions. Students in elementary, middle and high school can prepare for the future by reading about different types of careers and creating poster board job summaries.
Students can use many resources to compile facts and data for the poster board presentations. Some sources of information include:
- Online books
- Job Search Handbooks
- Career day presentations
- Visits to job locations and workplaces
- Colleges and universities
- Job resource centers
- Internet searches
- The library
- Classroom presentations from teachers and students
- Career exploration surveys and interest forms
- Other information sources
Online Resources To Help Students
Students can read colorful and engaging titles about careers and the workforce. These books offer a great opportunity to enrich student’s vocabulary and content knowledge. Educators can utilize online resource guides to plan engaging lessons that require critical thinking. Big Universe offers thousands of titles in many different languages on a multitude of topics. Find texts in multiple genres as well as teacher resource guides on the Big Universe website.