ERIC Number: ED294016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
PREP. Planning to Realize Educational Potential.
Wishkoski, Susan J., Comp.
This curriculum is intended for use in teaching eighth graders to analyze their interests and abilities, develop an awareness of career opportunities and the world of work, learn the fundamentals of decision making, and develop an educational and career preparation plan. The curriculum is hands-on and experimental in nature and is designed to be used over eight weeks, with a minimum of one lesson per week. The following topics are covered in the individual units: orientation to the program, self-awareness, steps in building a personal profile, career awareness, the world of work, decision making, career exploration, and procedures for developing an educational and career preparation plan. Each unit contains some or all of the following: a lesson title, objectives, a content outline, a list of materials and supplies needed, suggested teaching methods, learning activities, worksheets, handouts, and transparency masters. Two videotapes: "Working" and "Kaleidoscope of Careers," are used in conjunction with the program. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Decision Making, Grade 8, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Prevocational Education, Self Concept, Work Attitudes
Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, KVVTI, P.O. Box 29, Fairfield, ME 04937 (free on loan; nominal free for purchase. Accompanying videotapes available on loan only).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta.
Authoring Institution: Maine Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Augusta.; Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, Fairfield.