ERIC Number: ED449326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The 12 Key Topics: Middle School, 1999-2000. Issue 6. Ohio's Career Development Program.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
This packet consists of 11 learning activities for middle school students related to the 12 key topics in Ohio's Individual Career Plan (ICP) process. The activities focus on workplaces and careers; tools of the trade (list occupations in which tools are used); it's my job (skills necessary for a pictured job, reasons the worker might lose his/her job, and other jobs the worker could do); a day in the life of an art student (with a questionnaire with questions regarding academic planning, decision making, and goal orientation); visual arts careers; back to the future (interviews with people of different ages); comic dilemma (problem solving); "it's my business" (a business idea and self evaluation about chances of success); mission impossible (deciding which programs students with different interests would choose); stacking the decks (career clusters); and who's who in your town? (identifying individuals in one's own community in occupational clusters). (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Comics (Publications), Decision Making, Economics, Employment Patterns, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Futures (of Society), Goal Orientation, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Planning, Social Discrimination, Student Educational Objectives, Visual Arts, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
For full text: http://www.ohiocareerdev.org/pdfs/Middle.Issue6.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.