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Grade 10 Career Development: Life/Work Planning

Unit 1: Personal Management
GLO A

1.A.4 Realistic Self-Images

The University of Texas at Austin, "Better Self-Esteem"
http://www.utexas.edu/
student/cmhc/booklets/selfesteem/selfest.html

1.A.6 Realistic Self-Images

Library and Archives Canada, "Memorable Canadians: Name Index"
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html

1.A.7 Self-Image and Motivation

W. Huitt, "Motivation to Learn: An Overview"
http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/col/motivation/motivate.html

NetMBA Business Knowledge Center, "Herzberg's Motivation-Hygiene Theory (Two Factor Theory)"
http://www.netmba.com/mgmt/ob/motivation/herzberg/

GLO B

1.B.3 and 1.B.4 Group Discussion

Phillip G. Clampitt, "Small Group Communication"
http://www.uwgb.edu/clampitp/Small%20Group/SGHome.htm

1.B.6 Resolving Conflicts

Manitoba Education, "Conflict Resolution: Safe Schools"
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/iru/library_publications/bibliographies/conflict_resolution_2011-06.pdf Adobe Icon

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Unit 2: Career Exploration
GLO D

2.D.2 Information about Myself

Destination 2020: Build Your Work Skills
http://www.tgmag.ca/byws/

Government of Canada: Working in Canada
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

2.D.3 Information about Self-Employment

Barbara Moses, "What It Really Means to Work for Yourself"
http://www.careerjournal.com/jobhunting/change/20040302-moses.html

2.D.5 Skills and Interests in Various Occupations

Human Resources and Social Development Canada, "National Occupational Classification
http://www5.hrsdc.gc.ca/NOC/

Career Destination: Manitoba
http://www.careerdestination.mb.ca

2.D.7 Work Opportunities — Factors Influencing Trends

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Manitoba Labour Market Information”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/lmi/

Service Canada, “Job Futures: Browse Occupations by Work Prospects”
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?cid=2682

2.D.8 Using Information to Choose an Occupation

Human Resources and Social Development Canada, “National Occupational Classification”
http://www5.hrsdc.gc.ca/NOC/

Alberta Learning Information Service, “Alberta Occupational Profiles”
http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/career/oi/alberta.asp

GLO E

2.E.1 The Value of Work

University of Minnesota, "Values Questionnaire"
http://www.mrs.umn.edu/services/career/career_planning/valquestion.php

Santa Cruz Regional Occupational Program, "Work Values Inventory"
http://www.rop.santacruz.k12.ca.us/resources/career_planning/step1tool1.pdf Adobe Icon

Saint Anselm College, “Career Education Services: Work Values Inventory”
http://www.anselm.edu/administration/CES/WorkValues.htm

2.E.2 The Business of Work

Government of Canada, Canada Business, “Business Start-Up Assistant”
http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, "Small Business Development"
http://www.gov.mb.ca/ctt/busdev/smbus/

2.E.3 Community, Economy, and Technology

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Manitoba Labour Market Information”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/lmi/

GLO F

2.F.1 Transferable Skills

Destination 2020: Build Your Work Skills
http://www.careerccc.org/destination2020

The Conference Board of Canada, “Employability Skills 2000+”
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/topics/education/learning-tools/employability-skills.aspx

GLO G

2.G.1 Changing Worker Roles

A CBC News Special Feature: The Way We Work, “No More 9 to 5: Redefining Work”
http://www.cbc.ca/news/work/nomore9to5

2.G.2 Changing Roles of Women and Men

Mara Dunleavy, “How Changing Sex Roles Have Affected the Family Unit in the United States”
http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1982/6/82.06.09.x.html

2.G.3 Human Rights Commission

Government of Canada, Human Rights Commission
http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca

Manitoba Human Rights Commission
http://www.manitobahumanrights.ca/

Ontario Human Rights Commission
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en

2.G.4 Me Biased? No Way!

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
http://www.shrc.gov.sk.ca/

Manitoba Human Rights Commission
http://www.manitobahumanrights.ca/

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Unit 3: Learning and Planning
GLO H

3.H.1 Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles and Strategies

The Education Coalition, “Multiple Intelligences”
http://www.tecweb.org/styles/gardner.html

Leslie Owen Wilson, “Newer Views of Learning—Exploring the Ninth Intelligence—Maybe”
http://www.uwsp.edu/Education/lwilson/learning/ninthintelligence.htm

infed.org, “Howard Gardner, Multiple Intelligences and Education”
http://www.infed.org/thinkers/gardner.htm

Indiana University, “Human Intelligence: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences”
http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/mitheory.shtml

Learning style inventories are available on websites such as the following:

Western Oregon University, Barsch Learning Style Inventory
http://www.wou.edu/provost/aalc/learning/barsch_ls_inventory.php

Sinclair Community College, Student Services, Barsch Learning Style Inventory
http://www.sinclair.edu/stservices/sss/pub/Barsch%20learning%20Style%20inventory.doc Word Icon

3.H.2 Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles and Strategies

Dartmouth Academic Skills Center, “Learning Strategies: Maximizing Your Academic Experience”
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/

3.H.3 Personal Skills and Attitudes in the Workplace

Quintessential Careers, “What Do Employers Really Want? Top Skills and Values Employers Seek from Job-Seekers”
http://www.quintcareers.com/job_skills_values.html

3.H.5 Graduation Requirements

Manitoba Education, “Graduation Requirements”
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/policy/grad_require.html

GLO I

3.I.1 Decisions about Training and Educational Options

School Finder.com
http://www.schoolfinder.com

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Apprenticeship: It Pays to Be an Apprentice!”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/apprent/index.html

National Defence, “Fight with the Canadian Forces”
http://www.forces.ca/en/home/

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
http://www.aucc.ca

Community and Technical Colleges in Canada
http://cset.sp.utoledo.edu/canctcol.html

Service Canada, “Job Futures”
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/subjects/employment/index.shtml

3.I.2 Deciding Where to Train

CanLearn
http://www.canlearn.ca

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Manitoba Trades”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/apprent/mb_trades/index.html

National Defence, “Fight with the Canadian Forces”
http://www.forces.ca/en/home/

School Finder.com
http://www.schoolfinder.com

Find a Job in Manitoba
http://www.gov.mb.ca/opportunities/find,careers.html

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Manitoba Prospects”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/lmi/prospects/index.html

3.I.3 Values and Decision Making

Texas Woman’s University Counseling Center, “Guide To Decision-Making”
http://www.twu.edu/o-sl/counseling/SelfHelp022.html

3.I.5 Decisions that Reflect Our Changing World

Service Canada, “Job Futures”
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?lang=eng&cid=1

GLO J

3.J.5 and 3.J.6 Career Portfolios

Learnovation, “Career Portfolios for Students”
http://learnovation.com/careerportfolios/students.htm

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Unit 4: Job Seeking and Job Maintenance
GLO K

4.K.1 Personal Qualities for Securing and Maintaining Work

State University of New York Institute of Technology, Career Services, Personal Qualities You Bring to Your Work
http://careerservices.sunyit.edu/strategies/3-4.html

Conference Board of Canada, “Employability Skills 2000+”
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/topics/education/learning-tools/employability-skills.aspx

4.K.2 Using the Language of Opportunity

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Manitoba Labour Market Information”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/lmi/

Manitoba WorkinfoNET
http://www.mb.workinfonet.ca

4.K.3 Knowing the Workplace Safety and Health Regulations

SAFE Workers of Tomorrow
http://www.workersoftomorrow.com

Manitoba Labour and Immigration, “Workplace Safety and Health”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/safety/

Manitoba, “Health & Safety 101”
http://www.safemanitoba.com/hs_101_manitoba/presentation/index.aspx

4.K.4 Knowing about the Labour Movement in Manitoba

Manitoba Government and General Employees Union, “MGEU History”
http://www.mgeu.mb.ca/18

CUPE Manitoba,  “About Us: Details of the Union’s Organization”
http://www.cupe.mb.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=67

Manitoba Federation of Labour, “Health and Safety News”
http://mfl.ca/workplace/health-safety-news.html

Manitoba Labour and Immigration, “A History of Manitoba Labour and Immigration”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/labmgt/history.html

4.K.6 Knowing the Working Conditions and Benefits

Career Destination: Manitoba
http://www.careerdestination.mb.ca

Service Canada, “Job Bank”
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?lang=eng&cid=1

Collective Agreement Provisions
http://hrcouncil.ca/hr-toolkit/policies-unionized-environment.cfm

4.K.7 Work Search Tools — Application Forms

About.com: Job Searching, “Job Application Center”
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/jobapplications/a/jobapplication.htm

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Advertised Employment Opportunities

Service Canada, “Job Bank”
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?lang=eng&cid=1

Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, “Job Search Assistance”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/tce/jobseek/jobprep.html

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Resumés

Manitoba Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors, MB4 Youth, “Common Questions about Resumés”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthyliving/youth/services/common_questions.html

Manitoba Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors, MB4 Youth, “What Kind of Resumé Do You Need?”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthyliving/youth/services/what_kind_of_resume.html

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Cover Letters

Manitoba Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors, MB4 Youth, “Sample Letters and Resumés”
http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthyliving/youth/services/what_kind_of_resume.html

Monster Career Advice, “Cover Letter Tips”
http://career-advice.monster.com/resumes-cover-letters/cover-letter-tips/jobs.aspx

Monster, “Cover Letters Samples”
http://career-advice.monster.com/resumes-cover-letters/cover-letter-samples/jobs.aspx

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Career Portfolios

Learnovation, “Career Portfolios for Students”
http://learnovation.com/careerportfolios/students.htm

4.K.9 and 4.K.10 Networking Skills to Secure/Create Work

Monster Career Advice, “Networking”
http://career-advice.monster.com/career-networking/home.aspx

Quintessential Careers, “The Art of Career and Job-Search Networking”
http://www.quintcareers.com/networking.html

4.K.11 Interview Skills to Secure Work

Monster Career Advice, “Interview”
http://interview.monster.com

About.com: Job Searching, “Interview Questions and Answers”
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewquestionsanswers/a/interviewquest.htm

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Unit 5: Career and Community Experiences
GLO D

5.D.1 Informational Interviews

About.com: Job Searching, “Informational Interviews”
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/infointerviews/Informational_Interviews.htm

5.D.2 Expectations and Responsibilities

Service Canada, “Job Futures: Browse Occupations by National Occupational Code”
http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?cid=2682

Manitoba Education, “Work Placement”
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/policy/work_ed.html


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