January 2013 • Volume 44 • Number 3 • Pages 26-32
Integrating Postsecondary College and Career Options in the Middle Level Curriculum
Middle level educators must find ways to integrate postsecondary education and career exploration throughout the curriculum.
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Jennifer R. Curry, Christopher T. Belser, & Ian C. Binns
Article Description: This article calls for middle grades educators to understand and address post-secondary options. After summarizing key career development theories relevant to middle level education, the authors suggest potential strategies for addressing post-secondary exploration and options through the existing middle level curriculum.
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Jennifer R. Curry is an assistant professor in the College of Education at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher T. Belser is a middle school counselor at Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter in Baton Rouge, LA. E-mail: email@example.comIan C. Binns is an assistant professor in the College of Education at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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