ERIC Number: ED117342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Self Awareness--Career Awareness: The Room to Grow Model. A Unified Career Education Program. K-6 and Grade 7 and 8 Exploration.
Woal, S. Theodore
After an introductory section explaining and diagraming the career education philosophy, the self-awareness and career awareness guide for the elementary level describes the model's rationale and outlines its objectives. The guide briefly outlines the following topic areas: (1) the self- and career awareness aspects of a career education program for children aged 6-12; (2) K-2 self-awareness concepts and areas for career awareness exploration; (3) grade 3 concepts for the themes of self-discovery and the production, processing, distribution, and use of food, clothing, and shelter; (4) grade 4 activities for exploring the self, the home, the community, the school, and the basic skills necessary to participate in the world of work; (5) grade 5 and 6 phases of career awareness, the role of community helpers in career awareness, ancillary activities, and teacher-guided projects; (6) hands-on activities related to technology, career material centers, industry demonstration centers, publications of the Room to Grow Model, and a brief outline of career exploration suggestions for grades 7 and 8. A reference list concludes the document. (JR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA. Vocational Guidance Service.