COOP REQUIRED FORMS:

  • Work Education Agreement – signed by all parties and handed in
  • Weekly Attendance Logs – handed in every Monday of the following week. Each credit requires 110 hours of documented placement work.
  • Employer/Placement Evaluations – minimum of three (3) for each 110 hour coop credit
  • Placement Assessments
 ** ALL ASSIGNMENTS MAY BE EMAILED TO: nexus.coop@gmail.com

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Safety Videos - must be seen in the NEXUS classroom OR WHMIS Online Safety Test
Safety Quizz - must be taken in the NEXUS classroom
Youth At Work
Workplace Safety
Resume
Cover Letter
Develop Work Plan
Getting To Know Yourself
Initial Reflection - Your First Days
Reflection #2 - A Mistake I Made......
PPLP - complete in the NEXUS classroom
Linking Assignment - see Mr. Valdez for this as this depends on which course your coop credit is tied to
Employer Evaluations (3 Times) - done by Mr. Valdez
Self-Evaluation
Log Sheets (110 Hours) - hand in every week
Exit Resume
Related Performance Task
5 Journals (1/2 Page in length)




Journal Writing

In the NEXUS coop program you must complete 5 journals for each coop credit. 

 

You can use the sentence starters at the top of each journal page to help you get started, or if something else is more suitable to your week, then write about that.  You may also include items such as samples of your work, samples of notes you have received, drawings, related newspaper articles, photographs, ticket stubs from places you went or extra conferences you attended, etc., with your journal entry.

 

You will be marked on:                                          /10
Communication
 
50—59%
60—69%
70—79%
80—100%
Communication of information, ideas, and experiences
Communicates information, ideas, and experiences with limited clarity
Communicates information, ideas, and experiences with some clarity
Communicates information, ideas, and experiences with considerable clarity
Communicates information, ideas, and experiences with a high degree of clarity and with confidence

o Name
o Date
o Completion
o Detail and content of your writing
o Neatness
o Length (fill at least one page!)
o Creative scrapbook entries  
o Insight and analysis of events


 
EMAIL COMPLETED JOURNALS TO:  nexus.coop@gmail.com
 

JOURNAL #1

Use the following sentences to help you write your journal this week:

 

  • Some of the things I learned this week were…
  • Something new I learned about myself this week was…
  • I expected Co-op to be…
  • Pre-employment is…
  • I’m looking forward to…

JOURNAL #2

Use the following sentences to help you write your journal this week:

     

    • The things that I need to get done in my new job are…
    • The past two weeks have been…
    • I’m looking forward to…
    • My co-workers are…
    • I thought things would be different from…

JOURNAL #3

Use the following sentences to help you write your journal this week:

 

  • I think that I made a good impression this week when I…
  • I felt welcome when…
  • Something I find difficult is…
  • I like it when…
  • I know (or don’t know) what duties are expected of me because…

JOURNAL #4

Use the following sentences to help you write your journal this week:

 

  • Now that I am getting more settled in my job…
  • Being ready for work means…
  • Something that made me feel good was…
  • Things that make me nervous are…
  • What I like best so far is…

JOURNAL #5

Use the following sentences to help you write your journal this week:

 

  • I’m still trying to find out…
  • My routine at my job is…
  • I’m so busy that…
  • I did something new this week when I…
  • I learned…

JOURNAL #6
Go to nexus.ed.voicethread.com and comment on the Nexus VoiceThread that is shared with you.  Ask Mr. Valdez for the username and password.
I want you to think about the struggles or conflicts you are having at work.  Share some of these struggles and/or conflicts.
  • You can download the Mobile VoiceThread App and use it to comment on the Nexus VoiceThread anytime, anywhere.






 

Reflective Journal Rubric

Categories

Level 1
(50 - 59%)

Level 2
(60 - 69%)

Level 3
(70 - 79%)

Level 4
(80 - 100%)

Knowledge and Understanding

connects experience and learning

Shows a limited understanding of connections

Shows some understanding of the connections

Shows considerable understanding of the connections

Shows a high degree of understanding of the connections

Thinking and Inquiry

Analysis of placement experience

Analyses placement experience with limited effectiveness

Analyses placement experience with some effectiveness

Analyses placement experience with considerable effectiveness

Analyses placement experience with a high degree of effectiveness

Identification of skills/knowledge related to placement experience

Identifies with some prompting

Identifies with some accuracy,

Identifies with considerable accuracy,

Identifies with a high degree of accuracy

Application

Making Connections

Makes limited connections among ideas, texts, opinions, prior knowledge, and personal experiences

Makes some connections among ideas, texts, opinions, prior knowledge, and personal experiences

Makes sufficient connections among ideas, texts, opinions, prior knowledge, and personal experiences

Makes many connections among ideas, texts, opinions, prior knowledge, and personal experiences

Communication

Grammar, language conventions

Use of language conventions is limited e.g. spelling, grammar

Use of language conventions is inconsistent e.g. spelling, grammar

Use of language conventions is accurate and effective e.g. spelling, grammar

Use of language conventions is accurate, effective, and virtually error-free e.g. spelling, grammar

Clarity

Journal lacks clarity

Journal is partially clear

Journal is clear

Journal is perfectly clear








                                                    Co-op Hours Weekly Report

 

Guidelines


1. When a Student successfully completes 110hrs and completes the in-class assignments they are eligible for 1 credit.

2. Students must maintain an accurate record of the days they are present at a co-op placement, and of the hours worked each day.  This must be done using the co-op hours sheets provided by the instructor, and hours must be verified by the student’s supervisor/employer.

3. Students must notify both the co-op employer and the school if they will be absent from their co-op placement.

4. Employers should provide a variety of learning opportunities for co-op students and provide constructive feedback to them.  Student evaluation forms will be provided, and three student evaluations should be completed during the co-op placement.

5. Students should work a minimum of 12 hours per week at their co-op placement.

6.  In case of injury the school and co-op teacher must be notified immediately.

                Fred Valdez at LDSS:    (519) 291-1880         or at NEXUS:  (519) 291-5869

*Students must attend class from 9 am - 2:20 pm for two days of the week.  The rest of the week are coop days.

 

 

 

DO NOT USE THIS FORM!!   A form will be emailed to you.

 

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