ERIC Number: ED115736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Career Education Curriculum Guide: Middle School 6-8; Washington State Coordinating Unit for Occupational Education Research and Development Project in Career Education.
Peshastin-Dryden School District, WA.; Cashmere Consolidated School District, WA.
The curriculum materials for grades 6-8 presented in the guide have been classroom developed and tested; they are the result of a project to establish a comprehensive career education program in the Cashmere and Peshastin-Dryden, Washington School Districts. An introduction discusses goals and is supplemented by the National Standard Career Education Model Goal Statements and a job cluster emphasis chart. The curriculum guide is organized according to: topic, grade level, program and course goals, instructional goals and behavioral objectives, learning activities, resources, estimated time involved, career education cluster, element of career education, subject area correlation, comments, and plans for evaluation. Units for individual grades number: 6 for grade 6, and 12 for grades 7 and 8 combined. Concepts emphasized in the program include: self-understanding, the relevance of academic subjects to careers, the library, and specific careers as they relate to typical student interests. A guidance and library section discusses resources developed in the program. Teacher directed material is appended and includes: career education questions and answers, an outlined presentation of program planning, teaching method suggestions, teacher evaluation of 78 commercial materials (including information on source, title, type, level, approximate cost, and comments), and a bibliography. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Resources, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Middle Schools, Relevance (Education), Resource Materials, Self Concept, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Washington State Coordinating Council for Occupational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Peshastin-Dryden School District, WA.; Cashmere Consolidated School District, WA.
Note: For related documents, see CE 005 142-148