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ERIC Number: ED401447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
School-to-Work Career Portfolios. Instructional Guide. Family & Consumer Science.
Duffy, Linda
With this instructional guide, teachers of eighth-grade family and consumer sciences courses can help their students create a school-to-work career portfolio and accomplish the following behavioral objectives during the process: demonstrate skills/attitudes essential for job interviews; describe the importance of academic and occupational skills in the workplace; understand the importance of personal skills/attitudes to job success; describe the relationship of personal attitudes, beliefs, abilities, and skills to occupations; demonstrate knowledge of exploratory processes and programs; practice effective group membership skills; identify the applications of academic skills in various occupations; use school and community resources to learn about occupational groups; and identify possible outcomes of decisions. Included in the guide are the following: statement of the philosophy underlying the portfolio project; long-range goals of the school-to-work career portfolio development activity; assessment criteria; activity outline; list of portfolio activities; suggested activities; and suggested activity extensions. Appendixes constituting approximately 90% of this document include the following: detailed instructions for designing a school-to-work career portfolio; sample portfolio covers; interest inventory; skill inventory; sample work permit, job applications, job interview form, and interview thank-you note; learning activities; guide to after-school jobs; and a list of 18 suggested readings. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A