ERIC Number: ED164904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
California Guide to Parent Participation in Driver Education.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This guide explains the ways in which parents can become involved in driver education programs. In the introduction the benefits of such involvement are explained, along with suggested program development procedures for teachers or administrators to follow and suggestions for using the guide. Next, the four sessions which comprise the curriculum for this parent involvement program are presented. The sessions are structured to orient parents and guardians in the utilization of appropriate techniques and methods for extending and reinforcing critical safety aspects of high school driver instruction programs. The format of each session includes the following elements: the subtopics covered by each session; performance objectives; learning activities; teacher management activities; and instructional content. The session topics are: determining roles and responsibilities, demonstrating knowledge of basic skills, demonstrating knowledge of complex skills, and learning to drive defensively. Appendix A, guides for parents in the program, includes areas the student must learn and accompanying suggestions for parents. Other appendixes contain: (1) selected references and resources, (2) national highway traffic safety standards, (3) suggested letter announcing program to parents, (4) suggested form for parents interested in program, and (5) a questionnaire for parent participation program in driver education. (CT)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adult Education, Driver Education, Educational Objectives, Learning Activities, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Program Content, Program Development, Questionnaires, Skill Development, State Curriculum Guides, Traffic Control, Traffic Safety
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, California 95802 ($3.15 each, plus sales tax for California residents)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.