ERIC Number: ED106556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
World of Work: K-10 Continuum.
Warren City Schools, OH.
The occupational motivation program was developed to expose students to career information and to aid them in choosing and preparing for a career. The document presents an overview of the Warren, Ohio career education program and resource units for the K-6, 7-8, and 9-10 levels. Each resource unit presents a rationale, objectives, framework, and learning activities aimed at developing a curriculum incorporating career education concepts and community involvement. The K-6 level focuses on: developing positive awareness and attitudes toward work; exploring the rewards of work; job clusters; worker relationships; success performance factors and skills; and career choice. The 7-8 level orientation program makes use of community resources to direct the curriculum toward critical social and personal issues, modern community studies and issues, a survey of occupations, and related curriculum and occupations. It also includes a student career orientation handbook with suggested resources, a listing of occupational clusters, and a job index. Materials presented for grades 9-10 focus on career exploration, treating vocational preparation, career choice, and community involvement. Student checklists and a unit on city government are included. An inservice teacher program and a brief program evaluation conclude the document. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Urban Programs, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Warren City Schools, OH.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio