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Offers teachers a curriculum that introduces middle school students to career development and teaches them the importance of planning for their future. In a series of 36 lesson plans that stress learning through activity, students gain self-knowledge, explore career and educational options, and begin basic career planning. A practical guide that links school to the ever-changing world of work by making education more relevant to future goals and helping students find direction in their lives. It teaches students how to make informed decisions and helps them develop a better understanding of career development as a lifelong process. It also emphasizes the concept of "Career as Life" - work is only one of several interconnected life roles that combine to express self-development. Each lesson plan contains learning objectives, materials needed, teacher preparation tips, step-by-step activities, activity or resource sheet, and discussion questions.
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Nancy Petry, RCA, is a Canadian artist known for innovation within the field of painting, photography, film and performance art.
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