ERIC Number: ED317845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Classroom Activities in Employability Skills for Education for Employment. Bulletin No. 9479.
This guide contains instructional activities intended to integrate a comprehensive program of instruction in employability skills into the local K-12 curriculum in Wisconsin. The nine employability skills taught are work ethic, commitment, communication, interpersonal relationships, responsibility, job-seeking and job-getting, reasoning and problem-solving, health and safety habits, and personal attributes. Beginning sections explain the document's background, list the employability skills and associated competencies, and introduce the instructional activities. Instructional activities follow for each employability skill. In each case, the activities appear in groups for lower elementary, upper elementary, middle-junior high, and high school students. For each activity, materials, procedures, evaluation methods, and enrichment activities are suggested. Materials such as checklists, sample letters to employers, sample reward stickers, interview questions, puzzles, mystery game clues, patterns to be duplicated, and assignment logs are included. Specific competencies being taught are also listed. (CML)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Potential, Integrated Activities, Interpersonal Competence, Job Search Methods, Occupational Safety and Health, Problem Solving, State Curriculum Guides, Work Ethic
Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.