Click on a grade level under Career and Life Management for a list of media-related outcomes and links to supporting resources from the MediaSmarts site. (Note: as many of their lessons can be adapted to suit different grade levels, specific lessons may be listed for more than one grade. Teachers should also note that individual lessons often satisfy a number of learning outcomes.)
This site has resources available for students mapping out a career in the trade and technology sector: career paths, technical institutes and job postings. There is also information for schools and teachers.
Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems.
Human beings and computers alike share the challenge of how to get as much done as possible in a limited time. Brian Christian shares how we can use some of these insights to help make the most of our own lives.
Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things?
Your favorite athlete closes in for a win; the crowd holds its breath, and at the crucial moment ... she misses the shot. That competitor just experienced the phenomenon known as “choking,” where despite months of practice, a person fails right when it matters most. Noa Kageyama and Pen-Pen Chen explain why we choke under pressure and how to avoid it.
ven after writing eleven books and winning several awards, Maya Angelou couldn’t escape the doubt that she hadn’t earned her accomplishments. This feeling of fraudulence is extremely common. Why can’t so many of us shake feelings that our ideas and skills aren’t worthy of others’ attention?
This BC site provides lessons for students to develop core skills in trades including: Auto Technician, Baker, Carpenter, Cook, Design and Drafting, Electrician, Electronics and Robotics, Metal Work, and Plumber. A self-directed student module on entrepreneurial skills in trades is included.