1. Question: Would you use this website for research? If yes, write your reasons on a green index card. If no, write your reasons on a pink index card.
2. Let’s review how to evaluate a website.
3. After discussion go to this website and decide whether you would use it for research.
When you search:
- Think of alternate names for your career. “Pilot” may be “Airline pilot,” or you may search under “aviation.”
- Other terms for pro? advantages, benefits
- Other terms for con? disadvantages, drawbacks
- Log in using the username and password on your green sheet. (Under World Book.)
- Follow links under “School Help.”
- Try Discovery Streaming and PBS Learning.
- Be patient if it takes a while to load! 🙂
Here are some pre-screened, reputable websites to check out!
My Next Move – For basic information about careers.
Bureau of Labor and Statistics – browse by type. Or use the blue search bar for medium-reading level information. The red search bar is also good for statistics and graphs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – More detailed information. Make sure to click on the hyperlinks!
Inside Jobs – Career Finder – Browse careers by subject, career skills, salary, hobbies and more!
O-Net – Another government site about careers.
Career Videos: Listen to real people talk about the daily routines and pros and cons of their careers.