How did you use technology today? If you used a phone, a refrigerator, or a car, bus or train, you were seeing technology at work. Technology is part of our everyday lives. It’s also why you can be looking at this video right now about careers in tech! Watch this video to find out how you can be part of the brand new things that will become part of your world.
Can you see yourself getting paid to solve puzzles and problems? A career in technology might be for you! Technology is all about solving puzzles and problems. A career in technology can open doors to just about anything you can imagine. Computer programming is one option. But technology skills help solve problems in almost every field out there!
Use the resources below to see what you already know about tech and discover something new.
Fun Page Activity: How much do you know about what it takes to get into a career in tech? Answer five quick questions to find out, and boost your knowledge at the same time.
Independent Learning Discussion Guide: Watch the “Technology” video, then use this guide to find out more about what preparing for a career in tech can do for you. Plus, put your problem-solving skills to work by coming up with an idea for an app that can improve people’s lives! This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to engage girls in a valuable discussion that can spark interest in computing and technology and help them understand the many opportunities in tech careers.
Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth “before, during, and after” learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.