Governor's Institute for Career Education and Work
Governor’s Institute for Career Education and Work Activity
by Carol Kruskie, Greg Nagurney and Ron Bolam
Discovering Employment Opportunity Factors
|Brief Overview||Students will analyze employment opportunity factors.|
|Content Area(s)||Language Arts, Reading, computer literacy skills 3.7.7D, cooperation skills|
|Other standards supported||PSCA, ASCA|
|Prep Time||30 minutes|
|Implementation Time||5 sessions|
|Materials Needed||Computer with disk, paper, teacher-made materials, supply of website references, basket|
|Detailed Activity Steps||
|Theory basis||Trait and Factor Theories|
|Evaluation/Assessment||Local Language Arts rubric for written assignments|
|Comments||Teacher should emphasize the
importance of career planning and appropriate career selection.
Teacher will discuss how job satisfaction is linked to personal identity traits.
|Enhancement Activities||Students will write a paragraph
explaining their likes and dislikes about the career they researched.
Teacher will facilitate The Real Game with students.
|Adaptation for at risk kids||One-on-one help for technical assistance.|