Awareness Program Overview
LAP is a 15 lesson curriculum for high school students, apprentices, new entrants into the workforce and union members.
With LAP Students Will Learn:
LAP is participative and interactive. It makes students think and teaches skills for survival
Lesson 1 Why Focus On the Workplace and Unions?
2 Labor History: The Struggle for Jobs with Dignity
3 Child Labor in Industrializing America
4 Tracking Racism in Midwest City
5 Burger Bargaining (a simulation)
Lesson 6 New Technology: What Makes a Good Job?
7 Field Trip to a High Tech Work Place
8 Child Labor in the Developing World
9 A Workers' View of t he Global Economy
10 Finding Solutions in the Global Workplace
Lesson 11 The Rights of Workers
12 Conflict Resolution
15 Debate on a Labor Issue
The design of this curriculum envisions daily lessons for three weeks. However, lessons can be spaced out over a longer time or adapted to block or other type of scheduling.