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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Information for specific audiences:

EEDA
SC Education & Economic Development Act
Resources - USC EEDA Training Site

Main Menu 

[EEDA Legislation] button    http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess116_2005-2006/bills/3155.htm

[EEDA Guidelines] button (pdf)   http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Career-and-Technology-Education/old/cate/documents/EEDAGuidelines.pdf


Introduction

Education and Economic Development Act: Executive Summary   http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Accountability/Technology-Services/old/dts/documents/exec_sum.pdf

EEDA Overview (ppt)
 
http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Accountability/Regional-Services/Teach-SC-Pathways/PowerPoint.html
See the Presentations from Meetings and Workshops edited by Ann WhiteCITATION: Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) Project    http://www.ed.sc.gov/agency/Accountability/Technology-Services/old/dts/EEDAProject.html 

Performance Standards

1:  Career Guidance

Good Start, Grow Smart (GSGS) (pdf)
  
http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Academic-Standards/old/ece/documents/gsgs-book- revised072109.pdf

South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model (pdf)   http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/scedocs/Ed8332/000147.pdf

KnowItAll
  http://www.knowitall.org/ 

Kids Work {ETV]
  http://www.knowitall.org/kidswork/

Exploring Careers
  http://knowitall.org/kidswork/teachers/careers.html

Career Aisle [ETV]
  http://knowitall.scetv.org/careeraisle/index.cfm  

Explore Career Videos [Career Aisle] - Elementary School 
  http://knowitall.scetv.org/careeraisle/students/elementary/index.cfm 

Explore Career Videos [Career Aisle] - Middle School   http://knowitall.scetv.org/careeraisle/students/ms/index.cfm

Explore Career Videos [Career Aisle] - High School   http://knowitall.scetv.org/careeraisle/students/hs/index.cfm


2: Career Clusters and the IGP 

16 Career Clusters
http://careerclusters.org/16clusters.cfm

Curriculum Framework [Lexington School District One]   http://www.lexington1.net/cframework/index.htm?home.htm 
Note that this framework consists of four parts: Schools of Study, Clusters of Study, Majors and an Individual Graduation Plan (IGP)."

Conducting the IGP Conference [Career Aisle]   http://knowitall.scetv.org/careeraisle/guidance/programs.cfm?programID=269  
CITATION: Presentation by Dr. Bob Couch, Director Office of Career and Technology Education, SC Department of Education at the SCPTA Conference, April 2007 (ppt)  http://ed.sc.gov/agency/offices/cate/presentations/SCPTAConvention.ppt

3: Career Guidance Model 

South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model (pdf)   http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/scedocs/Ed8332/000147.pdf
Note: This is the entire document

Career Guidance Exercises Grades PreK-2: Lesson Plans and Exercises   http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Career-and-Technology- Education/CareerGuidanceExercisesforGradesK-2.html 
See the document "Name That Job" (pdf)

Career Guidance Exercises Grades 3-5: Lesson Plans and Exercises
 http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Career-and-Technology-Education/CareerGuidanceExercisesforGrades3-5.html
See the document "Is That Your Final Answer?" (pdf)

Career Exploration Grades 6-8: Lesson Plans and Exercises
 http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Career-and-Technology-Education/CareerExplorationGrades6-8.html

See the document "Working Together"

Career Preparation Grades 9-12: Lesson Plans and Exercises
  http://ed.sc.gov/agency/Standards-and-Learning/Career-and-Technology-Education/CareerPreparationforGrades9-12.html
See the document "Can-do Attitude"

4: Character Education

"Character Education and Community Collaboration"
  http://www.ed.sc.gov/agency/Innovation-and-Support/Youth-Services/Character-Education/Index.html

Rubric: "Character Development Measure on State Report Cards" (pdf)   http://www.ed.sc.gov/agency/Innovation-and-Support/Youth-Services/Character-Education/documents/CharacterDevelopmentMeasureonStateReportCards.pdf

"Getting Along with Groark":

Sample Videos   http://www.livewiremedia.com/products/groark/groark-samples.html
 

Episode Descriptions  http://www.livewiremedia.com/products/groark/groark-descriptions.html
  

Teaching Guide: Bullying and Teasing  http://www.goodcharacter.com/GROARK/Bullying.html

"Nurturing the Virtues"
   http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2009-02-04/news/0902030108_1_virtues-project-character-traits-character-education
CITATION: Character Education Index   http://ed.sc.gov/Educational-Services/Community-and-Parent-Services/CharacterEducation/CharacterEducationindex.html


5: Contextual Teaching 
From the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD):

"What is Contextual Learning?
  http://www.cord.org/contextual-learning-definition/

Are You Teaching Contextually?
  http://www.cord.org/contextual-teaching-self-test/


6: Cooperative Learning 

"Cooperative Learning"
   http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/intech/cooperativelearning.htm 
Note: This page includes three subtopics: Why Use Cooperative Learning, Elements of Cooperative Learning, and Class Activities that use Cooperative Learning    

"Jigsaw Classroom: Overview of the Technique"
  http://www.jigsaw.org/overview.htm

7: Learning Styles 

"Strategies for Working with Diverse Learners: A Research Review" (pdf)   http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/development/documents/diversity/diversity_article.pdf 
CITATION: Focus on Effectiveness: Current Education Challenges - Differentiated Instruction   http://www.netc.org/focus/challenges/instruction.php 




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