Career Related Resources
Great Tools for the ABLE Classroom
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Pennsylvania Standards Aligned Systems website
This is the Pennsylvania Standards Aligned Systems website. On this website, you can create a login and post your lesson plans for others to view. There are a lot of different activities to explore and use with your students. Many of the activities cover multiple curricular subject areas and can be adapted to fit the needs of our students. This site also contains the tab for the Common Core Standards.
On this website, you can have your students take different assessments that would help provide some insight into matching their skill levels to possible career paths. Students can view short videos that spotlight someone in a career that they are interested in. They can do career exploration, explore education options, and find jobs.
This is a very informative website that will help students explore occupations, find out information about what knowledge, skills, and abilities are necessary for those occupations, and also what type of salary is compensated for an occupation. This site also gives students a chance to polish up the job responsibilities section of resumes, by taking a look at what the tasks are for any jobs that they have done.
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PA WorkStats can be used for job searching and for career exploration. Job seekers can search for jobs using specific geographic locations and job titles. The labor market information can be used to research prospective jobs to find the job outlook and qualifications of positions. The Learning Center has videos that can be used to show job seekers how to conduct a job search.
Career One Stop
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Pennsylvania Statewide Career Coach
There is a short video that highlights how to use the site and the type of information available on the site. A great tool to use for teaching charts and graphs, as well as providing opportunities for career exploration!
Pa Career Zone
This website allows for one-stop career planning and allows the user to create an account and do a variety of activities, such as take career interest assessments, explore job opportunities, view career videos, and information regarding budgeting that is a really great tool. There is a great site “tour” video that highlights all of the site's features.
My Plan is a great career resource where users can create a free account and take a variety of career interest surveys, watch videos, and read reviews of the field by people who actually work in the profession. It also has a great deal of information about colleges and majors, so it would be a very helpful site for those students who want to transition to postsecondary.