The following learning resources are designed to be used as pre and post tour activities for your students.
Feel free to adapt them or use your own.
“I loved just being in the space where things are created and creative people work. It is a place of ingenuity. I loved seeing the mix between the medical community and the theatrical community.”
"My teacher told me about this tour and it sparked my interest. I'm interested in a career as a designer and find DIRTT extremely interesting and innovative, DIRTT is creating something new and bold."
“I loved that the president met us and talked about his core values for the company and how he holds himself and everyone at the company to those standards. Its stuff we teach the kids, so coming from someone else was refreshing!”
“After taking the Careers In Manufacturing tour, I feel inspired and interested in a career in Manufacturing. I didn’t know there were so many professional careers in the industry. Manufacturing is big business”
“The most interesting thing I learned today is that local companies are involved on the world stage.”
“Manufacturing careers seem cool. I enjoy working with my hands and being active. I like that people work as a team and I think a career in this industry would be good to explore further.”
"Before the tour I wasn't interested in a career in architecture, because I didn't feel I was creative enough. After the tour, I'm interested in technology/development, it looks like a fun and engaging environment."
“The more I see the more I can share with 100's of students/teachers”
“I feel it is important to share all of this with students so it broadens their view of a career path, and showcases the ingenuity in our city.”
“The most interesting thing I learned on the tour was how math and science are so applied in the Manufacturing field and how everything in the system is interconnected.”
“Students show more interest in career investigation when they see the “real thing”. I would absolutely attend another tour."
“I was quite surprised when I learned such amazing creations could be made out of something as basic as Styrofoam.”
“Now I know of many different types of jobs and opportunities available in Manufacturing. Before the Careers In Manufacturing tour I had never thought of a career in Manufacturing.”
“I am really glad I attended the Careers In Manufacturing tour with our students. I feel more up-to-date with information about this industry in Calgary and the career opportunities for students. “
“All of the owner’s experiences in creating this business – was the most interesting.”