ERIC Number: ED064493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Career Development Resource Guide, Grades 6-8. It's Time to Plan.
Howard County Board of Education, Clarksville, MD.
Developed by a supervisor of guidance and testing and a supervisor of vocational education and industrial arts, with the aid of Middle School Teachers, counselors, and consultants, this resource guide for Grades 6-8 contains ideas and activities for incorporating a program of career exploration into the middle school curriculum. Intended to help children develop positive and realistic self concepts, wholesome work attitudes, and knowledge of the world of work and profitable use of leisure time, exploration activities are suggested by grade level for social studies, language arts, mathematics, science, art, music, home economics, industrial arts, and physical education. Sample lesson plans keyed to a generalization and developmental concept and containing rationales, objectives, teaching strategies, and evaluation suggestions are included for each subject matter area. A number of techniques are suggested for accomplishing the concepts, including field trips, resource persons, class discussions, films and filmstrips, and individual projects. Sample student materials and a bibliography of teacher and student references are included. A resource guide for Grades K-5 is available as VT 015 757 in this issue. (SB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Leisure Time, Occupational Information, Occupations, Resource Materials, Self Concept, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Unit Plan, Work Attitudes
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Authoring Institution: Howard County Board of Education, Clarksville, MD.