ERIC Number: ED433481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Education: Don't Start the Millennium without It. Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth.
Wells, Ruth Herman
This lesson guide is one in a series for teachers and counselors on teaching problem-solving interventions and coping skills to troubled youth. The series is aimed at training adolescents to succeed while empowering them to avoid the social pressure to drop out of school. The goal of this guide is to convince students they need an education to survive in the new millennium. A list of computer-related terms, a job skill matrix, and earning potential table is included. Contains 20 ready-to-use lesson plans with handouts. Selected lesson titles are: "So, Which Millennium Will You Be Ready For? "Will Your Skills--Or You--Work in the New Century?""Are You Cool or a Fool if You Decide to Finish School?""Will Yesterday's Skills Work Tomorrow?""The More You Learn, The More You Earn.""Buddy, Can You Spare a Mind?""Get Ready to Travel to the New Millennium." Includes a descriptive list of additional resources available from Youth Change. (JDM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Coping, Decision Making Skills, Decision Support Systems, Dropout Programs, Dropouts, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Internet, Interpersonal Competence, Lesson Plans, Participative Decision Making, Peer Influence, Problem Solving, Skill Development, Youth Problems
Youth Change, 275 N. Third St, Woodburn, OR, 97071; Tel: 800-545-5736 (Toll Free); Fax: 503-982-7910; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web Site: http://www.youthchg.com ($13).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Youth Change. Woodburn, OR.
Note: Illustrated by Daniel C. Wells.