ERIC Number: ED029136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education: A Guide for Home Economics Teachers.
Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.; South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Home Economics Education Section.
Curriculum materials for teacher use in preparing consumer education lessons for students in eighth grade home economics, and Homemaking I, II, III, integrate consumer education principles with the subject matter areas of clothing, food and nutrition, housing, personal and family relations, child care and development, health safety and home nursing. Materials, which were developed by teachers participating in a conference, were tested in the classroom for a year, revised, and prepared for publication. Facets of consumer education to be covered in each subject matter area at each grade level are presented in a scope and sequence chart and objective lists. Concepts, objectives, generalizations, learning experiences, and evaluation techniques and devices are suggested for a Homemaking III or family living course. Concepts include: (1) The Role of the Consumer, (2) Sound Money Philosophy, (3) Security for Home and Family, (4) Consumer Education, (5) Budgeting, and (6) Consumer Education in the Home Economics subject areas mentioned above. References for student and teacher use as well as audiovisual aids are included in the document. (FP)
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Authoring Institution: Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.; South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Home Economics Education Section.