ERIC Number: ED107821
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Career Awareness: Grade 6.
Boise City Independent School District, ID.
A broad educational background is necessary to meet ever changing occupational fields, and career education is an approach incorporating career information within the regular school curriculum. For the elementary level, career awareness is the main thrust in this program to integrate students and community. The format for grade six, performance objectives and criterion test rationale, and major objectives are included in the introduction. The teacher aids section provides suggestions for both group and individual activities, and the guidance component includes seven activities planned as a guidance kit directed towards self-understanding and awareness of interpersonal relations and independence. The career units cover seven occupational clusters: 10 introductory activities; 33 activities in business and office occupations (accountant, bank personnel, computer programer, office manager, and secretary); 37 activities in communications and media (newspaper reporter, photographer, cartoonist, editor, printer); 39 activities in environmental control (city planner, developer, commercial artist, environmental control agent, sanitation worker); 29 activities in government (governmental official, law enforcement, lawyer, judge, social worker); 29 activities in natural resources (animal ecologist, florist, landscaper, nurseryman, forest ranger); 44 activites in public service (physical therapist, geologist, oil worker, pipeline engineer, telephone worker); and 25 activities in business and professional occupations (insurance agent, real estate salesman, stockbroker, and teacher). (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Boise City Independent School District, ID.
Note: For related documents, see CE 003 916-922; Best copy available