Look for the following items in each school's Media Center in the Professional Development section.
School to Career Directory
This directory lists over 300 businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies that are interested in working with Bow students and faculty. This directory is useful for identifying guest speakers, work-site tours, job shadow sites, internships, and externship opportunities. This directory is also available electronically on select computers in each school. Check with your Technology Coordinator for locations. It is also available on the School to Career web site.
Learning in the Community: A Field Guide
This resource offers a step-by-step guide to workplace learning for educators. It is used as the text for the Educator in the Workplace Seminar which offers graduate credit for participation in externships.
Faculty Resource Guides
The Bow Faculty Resource Guide is a compilation of lesson plans developed by faculty members who have participated in the Bow Faculty/Business Externship Experience. These lesson plans integrate their externship experience into the curriculum at the elementary, middle school, and secondary school levels.
Linking Work & Learning
This collection of guidelines, workbooks, and handouts from the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory will assist faculty members in engaging their students in a wide variety of work-based learning experiences.
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Effective Strategies: Examples that Work
These resources are from the NH Department of Education. The first is a tool-kit which outlines New Hampshire's school to career history, philosophy, and fundamentals. The second identifies effective practices throughout the state including a number of strategies in Bow.
Volunteer Opportunities Directory
This directory lists volunteer opportunities for students and teachers interested in community service and community service learning. The directory can be found in each school's Media Center.
Human Resources Directory
This directory is comprised of school, police, and human service agencies that serve the Bow community. The directory can be found in each school's Media Center.
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