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. (Note the new name! Formerly the WBL Database.)
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
Articles about workplace and career skills, youth employment program strategies and more.
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
e-book from Amazon.com
A workbook with readings and activities that support career development for young adults.
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.
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.
Resources to support reflection and journal writing for youth employment, contextual learning, health awareness, career awareness and other programs.