Career Information for Pre-K to 5th Grade

  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY

     Listed below are resources and books you can use for your children in grades PK-2. Click on the links to be directed to the site. If you are in search of something specific please feel free to reach out to our Career and Technical Education (CTE) department and we would be delighted to help. 

    Sites:

    Xello- Career Exploration program used from K-12th to track student interest, build resume, teacher recommendations and assistance with college application

    Jobs I can have when I grow up- Video by HighlightKids, they also have great videos on how things are made 

    Jobmixer- Have your students match the job description with the proper clothes for the job

    Meet the Helpers-Video on Lineworkers from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers-Video on 911 Operator from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers- Video on Meterologist from Knowitall.org

     

    Apps:

    Kids Learn Profession by KiDEO- The miltilingual app has 11 games that introduce various kind of occupations. 

    Professions for kids by Hippo Kids Games- You child can connect pipes to supply water to firefighters, take xrays and how to taxi people

    Books: 

    Mae Among the Stars by: Roda Ahmed; Stasia Burrington

    Margaret and the Moon by: Dean Robbins (Author) and Lucy Knisley (Illustrator)

    I want to Be a Verterinarian by: Laura Driscoll and Catalina Echeverri (Illustrator) 

    Future President by: Lori Alexander 

    Bunny Business by: Lori Richmond 

    Otter the Best Job Ever by: Sam Garton

    Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by: Deborah Hembrook and Kathryn Heling  

    When I Grow Up by: Al Yankovic

    The Wheels on the Bus by Jane Cabrera  

    The Firefighters by: Sue Whiting

    Digger Man by: Andrea Zimmerman

    A Sick Day for Amos McGee by: Philip Stead

    ABC for Me: ABC What Can She Be? Girls Can be Anything They Want to Be, from A to Z Book by: Jessie Ford

  • EAST SIDE INTERMEDIATE

    Listed below are resources and books you can use for your children in grades 3-5. Click on the links to be directed to the site. If you are in search of something specific please feel free to reach out to our Career and Technical Education (CTE) department and we would be delighted to help. 

    Sites:

    Xello- Career Exploration program used from K-12th to track student interest, build resume, teacher recommendations and assistance with college application

    Jobs I can have when I grow up- Video by HighlightKids, they also have great videos on how things are made 

    Jobmixer- Have your students match the job description with the proper clothes for the job

    Meet the Helpers-Video on Lineworkers from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers-Video on 911 Operator from Knowitall.org

    Meet the Helpers- Video on Meterologist from Knowitall.org

    Pop a Job- Students play a spelling game to determine the job on the board 

    SciGirls-Is your daugher interested in STEM? Here is show and activities that promotes STEM to young ladies

    Xavier Riddle and the Secret Musesum- Three children go back in time to meet historical figures as they were children to see how they made a difference in the world 

    Books: 

    Cool Careers in Sports by: Audra Wallace

    Animal Hospital: Rescuing Urban Wildlife by: Julia Coey

    So, You want to Work with Animals by: J. M. Bedell

    What Is an Archaeologist? by: Libby Romero

    Entrepreneurship: Create Your Own Business by: Alex Kahan

    What Is a Scientist? by: Barbara Lehn

    100 Things to Be When You Grow Up by: Lisa Gerry

    Electricians by: Gary Sprott

    Will the Civil Engineer by: Chadd Kahlsdorf

    You Wouldn't Want to Live without Nurses by: Fiona Macdonald

    Special Effects Make-up Artist by: Jonathan Craig