ERIC Number: ED107871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Guided Occupational Orientation Program: Elementary Program. Final Report, Volume III.
Syracuse City School District, NY.
The document is composed of a student book examining the world of work for the fifth grade level; a teacher's manual, a student book, individualized career studies, and a skill center booklet for the sixth grade level; and a packet called life-centered curriculum for elementary education. The fifth grade student book contains a glossary and six lessons, which promote self-awareness and career awareness through matching, completion, and reading exercises. The teacher's manual consists of seven parts examining the Career and Skill Center Program used in conjunction with an occupational clusters unit. The sixth grade student activity book for occupational clusters contains six sections dealing with the labor field, job applications and interviews, on-the-job training, and social security. The individualized career studies examine hospital careers through various learning activities. The skill center booklet contains activities related to a variety of occupations. The overview of the life-centered curriculum program discusses the purpose, scope, teacher involvement, format, pilot program, community, proposals, background, and components. Sixteen unit abstracts cover self, career, and educational awareness. The changing roles in the world of work unit, designed for upper primary grades, is organized around five objectives with large and small group strategies specified. (JB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse City School District, NY.