JROTC Curriculum. Luis A. Melendez Sussex Technical High School. JROTC History.
Luis A. Melendez
Sussex Technical High School
1. Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
2. Develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others.
3. Be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
5. Understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educations and employment opportunities.
6. Develop mental management abilities.
7. Become familiar with military history as it relates to America’s culture, and
understand the history, purpose, and structure of the military services.
8. Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team.
audible, hands on etc.)
Wisconsin Instructional Design System, (WIDS), an educational organization, wrote Competencies and linked SCANS and National Standards.
Students-Centered learning techniques form the National Academy if Integrative Learning, Inc. (NAIL) have been incorporated in the lesson and instructor preparation materials.
The lesson format is an accepted standard and was provided by Dr. Steven Dunn, author of Brain Compatible Learning for the Block. Dr. Dunn provided training to curriculum work groups and writers and assisted the in review of the lessons.Organizations: JROTC Programs
The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) also uses Dr. Dunn’s lesson format, and provides all materials for the High School financial planning Program (HSFPP).
Written Communication for Sergeants, developed by Susan Hughes is an excellent resource for students to learn writing skills and to prepare for the written portion of the SAT’s.
Winning Colors (WC) by Stefan Nielson and Shay Thoelke of Aoen Communications, Inc., has been used in the school and corporation as a present time behavioral observation indicator that is readily understandable.
The Success Profiler, is integrated in this program of instruction in cooperation with Conover Company. It is designed to measure and improve emotional intelligence.Organizations continue
Unlocking your potential (UYP), a youth motivational program from Edge Learning Institute, Inc., is incorporated in many lessons and is used as additional elective material
You the people (YTP), has been incorporated into the program and the author has worked with the writers to integrate the process into the lessons. Additional materials are also provided.
Chief Justice, theauthor worked closely with JROTC to add this active learning program that addresses the judicial branch.
Interactive Night Out 2, produced by Will Interactive, Inc., is integrated into the Drug Awareness lessons.
Prevention of Sexual Harassment of sexual harassment in a unit. It is available for use by the JROTC cadets at the discretion of the JROTC Instructors.Programs continue
Lions Quest is a comprehensive, values based, program that focuses on a positive prevention approach and a broad range of life skills that can be consistently taught and reinforced. Lions Quest Service Learning is a teaching strategy that facilitates skills based classes.
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A consorted effort is necessary to use current education philosophy and incorporate state requirementsPrograms continue