ERIC Number: ED133961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Career Education Inservice Training Packet: Career Awareness.
Florida Learning Resources System/CROWN, Jacksonville.
Intended for use in inservice training of teachers of mentally retarded and other children in the elementary grades, the packet includes general articles on career education, suggestions for integrating career education into content areas, recommended activities for the classroom, and ideas for teacher made materials. An article on the nature of career education focuses on such elements as self awareness, economic awareness, decision making, and employability skills. Examples of providing career awareness activities to elementary grade students are given in an article by A. Peters. Eight steps for integrating career education into content areas are outlined. Provided is a listing of behavioral objectives for primary and intermediate grades in such areas as self, career, society, economics, and technology. Specific suggestions are given for activities (such as having various employed persons visit the class) to develop career awareness in mentally retarded children. Also included are a list of procedures for teaching prevocational concepts at the elementary level and sample charts. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Learning Resources System/CROWN, Jacksonville.