ERIC Number: ED450227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Lesson/Project Plans by and for Columbus Public School Teachers.
Bidwell, Sheri, Ed.
This document contains 34 lesson or project plans written at inservice workshops focusing on integrating workplace skills (i.e. SCANS [Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills] and career awareness into the K-12 curriculum in Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools. The lesson and project plans are loosely organized by grade level. Each lesson or project plan consists of a brief description of its origin, a lesson overview, grade level indication, background, SCANS skills that are incorporated and applied to workplace skills; materials; procedure; and evaluation. Some lessons also include extensions and examples. Lessons include the following: African-American Music; In-School Job Shadow; Mock Election; Internet Scavenger Hunt; Measuring and Graphing Height; Write a Business Letter; PBJ Assembly Line; Wreath Ornament Assembly Line; Marketing Wreath Ornaments; Is This Occupation for Men or Women?; Accountability for Attendance and Punctuality; Conflict Resolution--An Important Interpersonal Communication Skill; Giving and Receiving Instructions; Develop a Flier; Develop a Brochure about Work Attitudes; Write an Application Letter and Resume; Worksite Questionnaire; Social Interaction; Teamwork Skills; Nutritious Snacks; Design and Build a Skyscraper; Plan a Trip; Women in U.S. History; The Greatest Talk Show Ever--Women in U.S. History; Conduct a Survey about Students; Conduct a Survey about a Topic; Basic Computer Skills; Multi-Media Show; Advertisement; Want Ads; Interpersonal and Social Skills; Occupation Survey; Occupational Economics; and Time for the Real World. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Professional Development, Public Schools, Skill Development, Student Projects, Teaching Methods
School-to-Careers Project, School Study Council of Ohio, 4807 Evanswood Drive, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43229; Tel: 614-785-1163; Web site: http://www.stccolumbus.org. For full text: http://www.stccolumbus.org/Book.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: School Study Council of Ohio, Columbus.