ERIC Number: ED431928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
A Teacher's How-to Guide for School-to-Work with Interactive Lesson Plans.
Sinclair Community Coll., Dayton, OH.
This guide contains 30 lesson plans contributed by seven teachers and two curriculum specialists that exemplify how to make learning active, contextual, and career focused. Each lesson plan format identifies the SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) addressed by that lesson. The introductory section explains how to enhance lesson plans and outlines the SCANS competencies and foundation skills and qualities. Some of the topics covered in the lesson plans include the following: buying a car, career interviewing using the Internet, career simulation, creating a model town, evaluation of careers that require mathematics, mock interviewing, occupation observations, problem-solving scenarios, recycle city, seven habits of effective people, total quality problem solving, tower team building, and working lines. The guide also includes information on enhancing lesson plans; classroom, support, and school-to-work resources; and forms for feedback from readers. An annotated classroom resource section lists a total of 120 print, multimedia, and Internet resources in the following categories: language arts and communications, integrated mathematics and science, mathematics, science, social studies, and career education. An additional resource section lists 20 Internet, 24 print, and 2 film/video resources supporting applied and contextual teaching. A school-to-work resources section lists 8 print publications and 19 web sites. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Region 4 School-to-Work, Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third St., Bldg. 12-201, Dayton, OH 45402-1460 (Boxed set (guide and video), $30; Guide only, $25; Video only, $5).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; Ohio Office of School-to-Work, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Sinclair Community Coll., Dayton, OH.