This course is about making great choices for your future. Students apply technology, applications, and Internet resources to learn about themselves and to explore career options that match their interests, personalities, and abilities.

Students in middle school (or high school) develop technological skills and apply technology and digital media, information literacy skills, and the process of career development to explore their interests and skills and potential careers that match their interests. A digital citizenship/online safety component is also included. The course is designed to meet multiple mandates:
  • 8th Grade Technology Literacy Requirement - addresses the 2009 Michigan Educational Technology Standards (METS)
    No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, Title II, Part D, 'Enhancing Education Through Technology Act of 2001' (E2T2)
  • Career Development and Creation of an Educational Development Plan (EDP)
    Act No. 123, Public Acts of 2006; Section 380.1278b(11)
  • Online Course or Learning Experience
    Act No. 124, Public Acts of 2006; Section 380.1278a(1)(b)
  • Promoting Appropriate Online Behavior
    S. 1492: Broadband Data Improvement Act - Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act
    Subtitle A--Promoting a Safe Internet for Children
    Sec. 215. Promoting Online Safety in Schools