ERIC Number: ED377385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Careers Now! Making the Future Work. Activities Manual Based on the National Career Development Guidelines. Third Edition.
Wishik, Anton Lee, Ed.
This guide contains lesson plans for conducting career education activities that were developed to help elementary, middle, high school, and adult students achieve the following 12 competencies covered by the National Career Development Guidelines: (1) knowledge of the importance of self-concept; (2) skills to interact with others; (3) awareness of the importance of growth and change; (4) awareness of the benefits of educational achievement; (5) awareness of the relationship between work and learning; (6) skills to understand and use career information; (7) awareness of the importance of personal responsibility and good work habits; (8) awareness of how work relates to the needs and functions of society; (9) understanding how to make decisions; (10) awareness of the interrelationship of life roles; (11) awareness of different occupations and changing male/female roles; and (12) awareness of the career planning process. Activities are divided into four sections by instructional level (elementary, middle, and high school or adult). Each section begins with a listing of competencies and indicators for the given instructional level. Within each section, activities are arranged by competency taught. Each lesson plan contains some or all of the following: activity title, competency covered, summary, handouts/materials needed, pre-post question, and procedure. Masters of each activity are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Utilization, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Self Concept, Vocational Adjustment
Careers Now!, Port Angeles High School Career Center, 304 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362 ($50 plus $5 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Vocational Education.; Washington State Employment Security, Olympia.; Washington State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Olympia.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; Washington State Board for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Port Angeles School District 21, WA.