Your skills and talents can be considered as your human capital, as described in this video by the Council of Economic Education. What are your skills and talents? What are your interests? Conduct some online research using the Tampa Bay Times Jobs search. Search through the jobs and pick 10 possibilities for the future. What education, skills, and training are required for the different careers? Now, choose your top 5 and evaluate the costs and benefits of the different choices.
SS.8.FL.1.1 Explain that careers are based on working at jobs in the same occupation or profession for many years. Describe the different types of education and training required by various careers.
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.
Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.