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ERIC Number: ED109298
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Career Development Guide: Grades K-12.
Oregon Consolidated Schools, WI.
Sixteen career development concepts integrate the K-12 curriculum guide. Concepts introduced in grades K-3 are: self understanding and acceptance are important; persons' dignity and worth need recognition; occupations exist for a purpose; occupations and their classifications are widely varied; work means different things to different people; education and work are interrelated; and individuals' interests, abilities, attitudes, and values vary. Concepts introduced in grades 4-6 are: occupational supply and demand influence career planning; job specialization creates interdependency; environment and individual potential interact to influence career planning; occupations and life styles are interrelated; individuals can learn to perform adequately in varied occupations; career development requires continuous and sequential series of choices; and various social groups influence work's nature and structure. Concepts introduced in grades 7-9 are: individuals are responsible for career planning, and job characteristics and individuals must be flexible in a changing society. After it is introduced, each concept in the guide is developed or emphasized at all grade levels through grade 12. No new concepts are introduced at the high school level. The concepts are organized according to student objectives, topic-learning activities, teacher-learning resources, learning outcomes, and evaluation procedures. A glossary of career development terms used in the guide is included. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Pupil Services.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Consolidated Schools, WI.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III