ERIC Number: ED473425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
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Career Activity File: Career Portfolios K-12.
This activity file is geared toward teachers and counselors in order to provide some practical ideas and suggestions for creating career portfolios in K-12. Topics covered include how to begin; examples of sections to include; lesson plans and student checklists; and tools and resources for electronic, paper, and video portfolios. The portfolio process is detailed, with sections on engaging students in learning; teaching the skills students need to reflect on their own learning; allowing students to make appropriate educational choices leading toward a career; documenting student learning that cannot be accomplished through traditional assessment; and encouraging students to set educational and career goals. The planning process is also highlighted, with information specific to schools, teachers, and students. It is suggested that portfolios can be implemented for all grade levels, all disciplines, and all students, whether gifted and talented or special needs. (GCP)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Elementary Secondary Education, Goal Orientation, Portfolios (Background Materials), Teaching Methods
Oklahoma Dept. of Career and Technology Education, Guidance Division, 1500 W. 7th Ave., Stillwater, OK 74074-4364. For full text: http://www.okcareertech.org/guidance/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: Produced by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.