Career Education Curricula
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The paper looks at how four educational psychologists (Piaget, Erikson, Gottfredson and Super) discuss various aspects of cognitive and social development. The paper then explains how these stages present in adolescents serve as the basis for career education curricula in Canadian high schools. The paper outlines four units of study for grade nine students, and a sample lesson plan for teaching a lesson from unit one is included.
From the Paper:"If I were asked to develop and teach a career education course I would be most interested in teaching grade nine. Generally the first year of high school, ninth graders are usually between 14 and 15 years of age. Developmentally we would generally call them adolescents for whom several developmental characteristics have been identified.
"Background Theory: Jean Piaget the noted to child development expert postulated that there were four operational stages of intellectual development. These students are just entering the fourth or "formal" operational stage meaning that..."
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