Book Title: Exploring Future Options: A Career Development Curriculum for Middle School Students
Publisher: International Debate Education Association
Author: Nancy Perry
This book offers teachers a curriculum that introduces middle 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, linking school to the ever-changing world of work, it teaches students how to make informed decisions and have a better understanding of career development as a life-long process. It also emphasizes the concept of "Career as Life," that work is only one of several interconnected life roles.