ERIC Number: ED107786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
Career Education in the Seventh Grade Social Class. Career Development Project.
The 17 seventh grade social studies activities, designed for career education, focus on: personal development; self-analysis; awareness of occupational choices; career development over a lifetime; knowledge of useful skills for appropriate careers, future job opportunities; occupational clusters; the interrelationship between work, leisure, and life-style; changing roles; job performance; and job satisfaction. The teaching strategies involve: class discussion or questionnaire evaluating personal strengths and weaknesses; group activities relating preferences and skills to occupations; student journals of activities, occupational information, and skills development; discussion of life stages and occupational choices at various stages; group work combining interests, preferences, skills, and further career opportunities, with probable interests at different age levels; field trips to health facilities; readings; and research on occupations. Each lesson is organized around domain, goal, performance objective, activities, and outcome measure. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Employment Opportunities, Grade 7, Individual Development, Interests, Job Application, Job Satisfaction, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Self Concept, Self Evaluation, Social Studies, Units of Study, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University City School District, MO.
Note: For related documents, see CE 003 801-7, CE 003 862-72, and CE 003 874-5