ERIC Number: ED032116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Family Life Around the World, Level I.
Sam Houston State Coll., Huntsville, TX. Dept. of Education.
This document, intended for use with first graders, is one of a series of social studies curriculum guides. Lessons include (1) Families in Our Community, (2) Families in High Rise Apartments, (3) Families in Old Homes of the City, (4) Families in Alaska, (5) Families in Mexico, and (6) Families in Japan. The program is structured so that (1) the course content is taught within a conceptual framework, i.e., the student is taught to understand basic concepts rather than a mass of isolated facts, (2) the use of the discovery or inquiry method of study is emphasized, (3) many disciplines of the social sciences (economics, geography, history, anthropology, and political science) are integrated into the material, (4) the child is placed in a world wide community, (5) basic skills and research techniques are encouraged, (6) multi-media resources are used, and (7) program objectives are stated in terms of children's behavior. An Instructional Kit containing slides, films, tapes, and transparencies to accompany the guide is available. Bibliographies suggest additional materials. (WD)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Sam Houston State Coll., Huntsville, TX. Dept. of Education.