ERIC Number: ED197107
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Supplementary Career Education Materials.
Ryan, Thomas P.
Designed for use by upper elementary, middle school, and junior high school students, this collection of career education units contains learning activlties to help students (1) see the tie between careers and such factors as skills, abilities, and school subjects and (2) begin a sequential curriculum that will allow them to have a better understanding of themselves, their future, and their career options. The twelve units of materials provided for use at the upper elementary level contain interest inventories, exercises on the relevance of academic subjects to careers, and self-assessment exercises that require students to evaluate their feelings about personal security, avoiding risks, physical surroundings, leadership, interpersonal relationships, and physical demands. The thirteen units provided for use by middle school students contain material for class discussions on such aspects of work as economic rewards, individual responsibility, status, achievement, honesty, and independence. What businesses do and adapting to work situations are also covered. The third level of activities, for the junior high school level, consists of fourteen units of discussion materials on such aspects of careers as emotional climate, recognition, variety, creativity, and economic security. Finding a job, training and education, work benefits, and labor unions are also covered. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.