ERIC Number: ED469706
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Tools for Teaming: Resources for Linking Vocational Programs with Special Populations.
Tavares, Barbara, Ed.
This publication provides resources for linking vocational programs with five special populations. Sections 1-5 each focus on one special population and contain some or all of these resources: activities; recruitment; teacher tips; laws; staff development; funding streams; parent advice; instructional modifications; websites; community resources; student survival sheets; and publications. They also contain supplemental resources. Section 1, on nontraditional training and employment, has these resources: retention; nontraditional occupations; and nontraditional funds. Section 2, on the economically disadvantaged, includes misconceptions; risk/protective factors; victory in education; and videos. Section 3, on persons with disabilities, includes curriculum modifications. Section 4, on English for second language (ESL) learners, includes ESL assessment; videos; and court decisions. Section 5, on single parents and displaced homemakers, lists videos. Sections 6-8 deal with facilitating learner success (definitions related to equity; curricular bias; educator actions that affect student success; do's and don'ts of inclusive language; emotional intelligence; multiple intelligences); harassment (online resources; staff development and publications; awareness activities); and relevant laws and related information (overview of federal legislation; key nondiscrimination laws; equity provisions in Perkins III; complying with Title IX; and laws online). Acronyms/abbreviations and index are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Adult Education, Career Choice, Career Exploration, Community Resources, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Displaced Homemakers, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Educational Resources, Emotional Intelligence, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Females, Learning Activities, Multiple Intelligences, Nondiscriminatory Education, Nontraditional Occupations, One Parent Family, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, Student Recruitment, Vocational Education, World Wide Web
For full text: http://www.hawaii.edu/cte/Templates/index_tools2.html. Available in print or CD version by phoning the Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education (808-956-6194).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Office of the State Director for Career and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii