ERIC Number: ED035003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Room to Grow; Career Guidance in Elementary School.
Faust, Helen F.; And Others
Room to Grow is a career guidance program for children ages nine to twelve years. Conditions given attention to in this program are: (1) family attitudes and values, (2) socioeconomic conditions, (3) educational expectations, and (4) development of self concept. A general introduction to the program is presented. Fifteen projects for the teacher to use in carrying out her part of the program are given. The first five sessions are used by the teacher to define the program, establish its purpose, and encourage the child to express his career hopes. Other sessions or projects are interspersed throughout the series, with the time allotted for any one project covering from two to four meetings with the children. Names of the projects include: (1) Who Am I?; (2) What I Want to Be; (3) Role Playing; (4) Jobs in Special Settings; (5) About Me; and (6) Success in Your Work. Instructions for the use of guest speakers are provided. Each project is divided into: (1) aims, (2) program development, and (3) summing up. Specific activities and worksheets are given. (KJ)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Counseling Services, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Students, Family Attitudes, Guidance Programs, Program Guides, Self Concept
Division of Pupil Personnel and Counseling, School District of Philadelphia, Pa.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA. Div. of Pupil Personnel and Counseling.