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Overview of AOHT Curriculum

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Overview of AOHT Curriculum

  1. 1. Overview of the NAF Curriculum:AOHTLaura FidlerNAF Curriculum Specialistlaura@naf.org<br />
  2. 2. “Teach your students to use what talents they have; the woods would be silent if no bird sang except those that sing best”<br />Anonymous<br />
  3. 3. Driving Question for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism:“How can we best design an all-inclusive vacation package that is attractive to our peer demographic?”<br />
  4. 4. What skills and types of knowledge would students need to produce a presentation like this?<br />
  5. 5. Who is in the room?<br />Turn to your neighbor and introduce yourself. Share how long you’ve been an academy teacher and what HT courses you’ve taught.<br />
  6. 6. Courses Offered<br />
  7. 7. Structure of a NAF course<br />1 semester (70 – 80 class periods)<br />Class periods are 50 minutes long<br />A NAF course is “one size fits most”<br />Includes a lesson on industry-related careers<br />Includes a culminating project<br />Advisory board is involved in every course <br />
  8. 8. Structure of a NAF lesson<br />Each includes three main components: Lesson Plan, Student Resource, Teacher Resource; also includes PowerPoints, videos, and other file types<br />Each lesson includes an assessment product<br />Docs are in Word format to be edited as needed<br />Every lesson includes a literacy activity<br />Extensions and cross-curricular activities are provided at the end of each lesson<br />
  9. 9. Look at a lesson<br />Read, Group, Share: <br />Which elements of this lesson are familiar to you?<br />What seems new and interesting to you?<br />How does this lesson address the following:<br />Engage students<br />Assess student understanding<br />Practice literacy<br />Introduce career-related skills<br />
  10. 10. Look at Instructional Practices<br />Find and discuss these elements in the lesson using the Instructional Practices Graphic Organizer<br />Work independently or with a partner<br />
  11. 11. Where are the courses?<br />
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  20. 20. NAF updates<br />Certification and Assessment<br />“What’s New” section of Teacher Resources<br />Revamping of NAF website<br />Career academies in the news<br />
  21. 21. Get free professional development!<br />Gain greater familiarity with the curriculum and increase your skills by taking NAF eCollege online courses: <br />Basics of the NAF Curriculum (short module)<br />Teaching the NAF Curriculum (immersion course)<br />
  22. 22. Thank You!<br />

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