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This guide, created for Groundhog Job Shadow Day (GJSD), held on February 2, 1999, provides structured activities for both the classroom and the job site to help students understand the importance and the relevance of their education and see firsthand the range of knowledge, skills, and teamwork that the workplace demands. In addition, the activities will help students gather information that may assist them in making decisions about pursuing a career that interests them. The following materials are included in the six sections of the guide: (1) guidelines for having a successful GJSD; (2) frequently asked questions about GJSD; (3) understanding the roles of job shadow participants; (4) advance preparation for GJSD--activities and materials; (5) onsite activities and materials; and (6) post-GJSD activities and materials. (KC)

Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Job Search Methods, Job Shadowing, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, School Business Relationship, Vocational Education

Groundhog Job Shadow Day Coalition, 909 N. Washington St., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 703-535-3874. For full text: .

Author: America-s Promise: The Alliance for Youth, Alexandria, VA.; National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.; Junior


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