ERIC Number: ED107941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
A Curriculum Guide for Career Education in the Junior High Schools.
The SPAN (An Accelerated Project for a Systems Program Approaching Non-Unemployment of Vocational Students, or "Start Planning Ahead Now") career education curriculum guide provides activities that will give junior high students exposure to real work situations. Briefly discussed are the program's organization, general objectives, and various teaching methods. The guide is divided into four units: orientation to the World of Work, understanding self and others, integrating career education into subject matter, and career cluster approach to career education. Each of these units consists of unit generalizations, objectives, a topical outline, activities, resource materials, and evaluation methods. Two-thirds of the document contains appended case studies, additional instructional materials, student self-evaluation tests, learning activities, resource materials, and a brief bibliography. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Self Actualization
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Memphis City School System, TN.