In the past, there were many jobs for people who didn't know how to use computers. Today, most jobs require digital literacy. Many workers have gone back to school to take computer and other technology classes. The ability to understand coding is essential for many jobs of today and tomorrow. What technology skills do you have? What technology skills do you need?
Check out the Newspaper In Education supplement from the Tampa Bay Times: Exploring Creativity Through Mobile App Development. Think of a problem you have. What kind of app could you develop to solve the problem?
SS.8.FL.1.2 Identify the many decisions people must make over a lifetime about their education, jobs, and careers that affect their incomes and job opportunities.
SS.8.FL.1.3 Explain that getting more education and learning new job skills can increase a person’s human capital and productivity.
SS.8.FL.1.4 Examine the fact that people with less education and fewer job skills tend to earn lower incomes than people with more education and greater job skills.
SS.912.FL.1.3: Evaluate ways people can make more informed education, job, or career decisions by evaluating the benefits and costs of different choices.
SS.912.FL.1.4: Analyze the reasons why the wage or salary paid to workers in jobs is usually determined by the labor market and that businesses are generally willing to pay more productive workers higher wages or salaries than less productive workers.
SS.912.FL.1.5: Discuss reasons why changes in economic conditions or the labor market can cause changes in a worker’s income or may cause unemployment.
Created by Deborah Kozdras and Brittany Sampson