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Celebrating the world of work [electronic resource] : interviews and activities / Susan Conklin Thompson.

By: Thompson, Susan Conklin.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Englewood, CO : Teacher Ideas Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xi, 169 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313010218 (electronic bk.); 9780313010217 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Vocational guidance -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States | Occupations -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States | Professions -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States | Orientation professionnelle -- �Etude et enseignement (Primaire) -- �Etats-Unis | Travail -- �Etude et enseignement (Primaire) -- �Etats-Unis | Professions -- �Etude et enseignement (Primaire) -- �Etats-Unis | EDUCATION -- Elementary | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Celebrating the world of work.DDC classification: 372.14/25 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Anthropologist; Chapter 2: Antiques and Flea Market Vendor; Chapter 3: Architect; Chapter 4: Art Teacher; Chapter 5: Baker; Chapter 6: Batiker of Mayan Gods; Chapter 7: Beautician; Chapter 8: Biomedical Equipment Technician; Chapter 9: Candy Store Clerk; Chapter 10: Car Factory Worker and Train Engineer; Chapter 11: Carpenter; Chapter 12: Child-Care Director for YMCA; Chapter 13: Children's Book Author; Chapter 14: Computer Expert; Chapter 15: Creature Effects Technician; Chapter 16: Dancer; Chapter 17: Doctor.
Summary: Explore a variety of jobs and careers through oral history interviews with people who love what they do for a living. Learn the ins and outs of careers that range from mainstream roles such as doctors, computer experts, and postal workers to more obscure callings such as mural painters, river trip guides, and creature effects technicians.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-159) and index.

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Anthropologist; Chapter 2: Antiques and Flea Market Vendor; Chapter 3: Architect; Chapter 4: Art Teacher; Chapter 5: Baker; Chapter 6: Batiker of Mayan Gods; Chapter 7: Beautician; Chapter 8: Biomedical Equipment Technician; Chapter 9: Candy Store Clerk; Chapter 10: Car Factory Worker and Train Engineer; Chapter 11: Carpenter; Chapter 12: Child-Care Director for YMCA; Chapter 13: Children's Book Author; Chapter 14: Computer Expert; Chapter 15: Creature Effects Technician; Chapter 16: Dancer; Chapter 17: Doctor.

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Explore a variety of jobs and careers through oral history interviews with people who love what they do for a living. Learn the ins and outs of careers that range from mainstream roles such as doctors, computer experts, and postal workers to more obscure callings such as mural painters, river trip guides, and creature effects technicians.

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