Skip to main content

Career Education

Career Education Resources

Animation/Computer Graphics

Computer Graphics in Seven Easy Lessons: There are seven lessons that take you step-by-step through editing graphics to achieve various effects and a nicely done Art Box that explains all the Paint Shop Pro select and paint tools.

Automotive

CarCare.org: "'Be Car Care Aware' is a consumer education campaign about the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair."

MSN Autos: Contains new car reviews, safety reports, comparisons with other vehicles, and purchasing and leasing options.

Child Development

Age Appropriate Toys for Children: This article describes "the basic characteristics of child development at each stage of growth.

Child and Family WebGuide: Hundreds of annotated sites "that contain research-based information about child development."

Facts for Families: A collection of nearly 100 fact sheets developed by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on various issues relating to childhood and adolescence. NOTE: You do NOT need to become a member. Use the tabs at the top of the page.

Prepare My Child for School: Helping Your Preschool Child "This booklet is for families and caregivers who want to help their preschool children to learn and to develop the skills necessary for success in school -- and in life."

Construction

Building Materials and Wood Technology: A site that covers construction and related materials. Questions about building materials, forest products, wood, economics, and residential construction as well as those about business and marketing in the building materials industry can be answered for free at Ask the Experts.  NOTE: Choose "links" tab for an extensive list of resources.

Glossary: Construction Management Terms Definitions of "the most common terms used in performing the construction management process."

Fashion Design

fashion net: The Online Fashion Guide A collection of links related to fashion and the fashion industry. Topics include designers, shopping, fashion magazines, and art. Also contains tips on getting a job in the fashion industry, and job listings.

 Infomat: Fashion Industry Information Services: Who's Who "This site provides an extensive index with information about more than 500 fashion designers."

Marketing & DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)

Market Segmentation: A Guide to Sources of Information "This guide includes books and other resources that discuss marketing to particular segments of the population along with other sources that are important in determining the size and power of a particular market segment."

Product Placement: List of suggested teaching materials on product placement in movies and television shows.  NOTE: You do NOT have to have an account to access the information herein.

 

Medical Careers

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA): "The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health." 

 

JROTC

United States Army Junior ROTC: This site provides a brief history of the program, an overview of the curriculum, a list of high schools with JROTC programs, and related material.