ERIC Number: ED180853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education Organization and Implementation.
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
This guide lists programs and instructional materials developed by or available through the consumer education division of the Philadelphia School District. Opening sections outline skills to be developed through consumer education, specific services of the consumer education division, and various workshops and inservice programs for teachers and parents of elementary and secondary students. Three sections identify scope and sequence, concepts, and specific materials for initiating consumer education programs at three levels: kindergarten through grade six, grades seven and eight, and grades nine through 12. Another section lists 14 curriculum guides and unit guides which are available from the division's Consumer Affairs Education Resource Center. Some of the guides are in Spanish. The largest section identifies 101 textbooks, supplementary printed materials, workbooks, and spirit masters which are available through the Center. Contents of the guides include consumer mathematics, general and consumer economics, money management, employment and income, law and consumer responsibility, nutrition, and shopping skills. The guides are intended for all grade levels. Each entry includes information on author or publisher, title, recommended grade level, subject area, order number and price, and a brief description of content. Concluding sections briefly describe 123 multimedia kits, eight cassettes, 11 filmstrips, 35 games, 19 transparencies, 64 videotapes, 75 16mm films, and 10 periodicals which can be borrowed from the Center. (AV)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Bibliographies, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Films, Games, Guides, Income, Instructional Materials, Instructional Programs, Laws, Money Management, Nutrition, Periodicals, Purchasing, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, School Districts, Supplementary Reading Materials, Teacher Education
School District of Philadelphia, 13th and Spring Garden Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19123 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)