Choosing which career to pursue is a daunting task for anyone. The choices are so many and so diverse, where to begin? Microsoft and the Michigan Department of Education created CareerForward, a 20-hour online course to help you choose the career of your talents & dreams:
The following text comes from the CareerForward site:
The CareerForward course is a self-contained online learning
course to provide students with the opportunity to assess their
career interests, explore career options and create an educational
development plan. It is designed to help students
understand how to plan their work lives and career opportunities amid
the implications of the global economy.
As a result of major investments by Microsoft’s Partners in Learning program and MVU,
this innovative course is now available to all secondary students at no
The CareerForward course uses personal reflection and
activities to provide each student with an independent exploration of
the possibilities of their future and the creation of an Educational Development Plan (EDP).
|Grade Level:||Middle and high school|
|Course Style:||Blended, teacher facilitated; 4 to 6 weeks in length; 20 hour-long online sessions|
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