What Are The Occupational Scales?

What Are The Occupational Scales?

In our last few blog posts, we covered the General Occupational Themes and the Basic Interest Scales. In this post, we will share some of the history behind the creation of the Occupational Scales (OSs). The history of the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment comes from its original form which focused on specific occupations, created by E.K. Strong. Broadly speaking, the goal was to match users with certain occupations.

Getting Students’ Hands Dirty: The Benefits of Hands-On Learning

Getting Students’ Hands Dirty: The Benefits of Hands-On Learning

While theoretical learning definitely holds its place in schools, hands-on learning allows students not only the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge but also become agents of change in their community. Many programs are sprouting up across the United States that allow students to learn through this method of practical application.