After reading Chapters 7-9 address the below prompts.
Textbook: Curry, J. & Milsom, A. (2017). Career and college readiness counseling in P-12 schools (2nd ed). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company
Self-Reflection of the Early Years
- Reflect on how old were you when you began to receive career training? What messages about careers did you receive from your family, teachers, and/or other significant adults in your life? How do you think these early life experience influenced your career decisions later in life?
Second and Third Grader Career Development
- Name 3 to 5 fantasy occupations that second and third graders may aspire to. What social or systems factors influence students’ perceptions of those careers? What cognitive developmental limitations do second and third graders have to understanding what careers are realistic based on aptitude and interest?
Preparing for Middle School
- How can school counselors help prepare 4th and 5th graders for the academic expectations of middle school?