- Social Skills on the Job- A Transition to the Workplace
for Students with Special Needs -AGS, This practical, easy-to-use
curriculum features a variety of interactive materials that provide
a natural bridge between school and the workplace. Realistic video vignettes
model appropriate behavior and illustrate actual work situations. Software
helps reinforce skills and is ideal for individual instruction. Topics
include: Responding to introductions, Greeting authority figures,
Getting to work on time, Knowing who to ask for help, and Dealing with
criticism from an employer.
- Working 1 and 11- Attitudes and Habits for Getting
and Holding a Job, and Interpersonal Skills Assessment for Employment.
from James Stanfield Publishing Co. Videos with lesson plans and activities.
text books and activities
- Exploring Careers and Entering the World of Work
- Life Skills-Attitudes on the Job by Educational
- LifeSchool- Pitman Learning Inc., Belmont, CA
- Captioned Films/Videos Program, National Association
of the Deaf, 1447 E. Main Street, Spartanbury, SC 29307. 800-6217
Voice, 800237-6819 TTY. Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Keene State College Learning Resource Center ( LRC)-
Mason Library, 603- 358-2750, email Judith Hildebrandt, Coordinator,
email@example.com They have many resources for school to work and vocational
training: books, videos, and curricula.
- The Employability Inventory- from Educational
Associates Inc. 68 self assessment forms, job seeking and job keeping
- Job Search- Facts, Forms and Role Plays by Ellen McPeek
Gilsan, Peekan Publications-PCI This program covers, applying for a
job, and interviewing.
- Job Search Workbook, published by State of NH Employment Security,
- A Young Person's Guide to Getting & Keeping a Good Job,
JIST WORKS Inc.
- Yes I Can... Work with People, RPM Press
- Career World- Weekly Readers series on employment information
for high school students. High School level reading material that can
be read to or modified for students with lower reading levels.
- Capstone High/Low Books http://www.capstone-press.com * great
material on Life and Job Skills at 2-3 grade level reading.
Great Materials from PCI
Workplace Skills -Workplace Skills is ideal for inclusive, self-contained,
and resource classrooms, because the object is not to win or lose, but
to improve the following skills: -maintaining coworker and supervisor
relationships -preparing for job interviews -understanding the importance
of attendance -being punctual -following directions -using appropriate
behavior -using transportation -using cooperation -managing money -following
work dress code -understanding the purpose of work breaks -dealing with
peer pressure -using job safety.
Money Skills- Reading Level: High-interest/low-level reading
Age Appropriate Level: Elementary, Secondary, Adult identifying coins
and bills -counting coins and bills -using vending machines -identifying
sources of income -explaining deductions from paychecks -deciding how
to spend money -paying bills -opening a checking and savings account
-making a shopping list -using a calculator when shopping -identifying
safe and unsafe places to keep money -receiving money or a paycheck
-locating lost purses or wallets -reading various types of price tags
-counting change -keeping receipts
Where Does All The Money Go- board game by PCI
For Learning Inc. Players learn to allocate a weekly paycheck, meet
work related expenses, pay taxes, earn and pay interest, and make career
decisions about job training and advancement at a basic level.
Careers- board game- Tiger Electronics Inc, higher level game,
(find at toy/dept store)
Payday- board game ( find at toy/dept. store)
Your First Job.-This Life AdviceŽ Program section about
Getting Your First Job produced by the MetLife Consumer Education Center
and reviewed by the National Career Development Association.