ERIC Number: ED195457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education Organization and Implementation.
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
The document lists elementary and secondary consumer education programs and services provided by the Philadelphia School District's Division of Consumer Education and resource materials in the Consumer Education Resource Center. The objective is to provide easy reference to a wide variety of consumer education topics, guides, and resources for every grade level. The document is divided into two sections. Section one is entitled Principal's Guide to Consumer Education and includes the philosophy of the Division of Consumer Education; a list of objectives and basic and life skills; a short description of services, workshops, and programs; and brief annotations of six special consumer education projects available to the schools for various grade levels. It also presents an overview of consumer education in three parts (K-6, 7-8, and 9-12), including scope and sequence, concepts to be covered, and recommended materials. The section concludes with a list of curriculum guides and unit guides and annotations of approved materials such as texts, guides, supplementary printed materials, and workbooks. Section two describes the materials and services of the Consumer Education Resource Center, including circulation information. Annotations and bibliographic information are provided for 373 items including multimedia kits, cassettes, filmstrips, games, transparencies, videotapes, periodicals, and films. Grade level and time length are noted for each item. (CK)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Films, Filmstrips, Instructional Materials, Periodicals, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, Teacher Education, Textbooks
School District of Philadelphia, 13th and Spring Garden Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19123 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For a related document, see ED 180 853; Not available from EDRS in paper copy due to fading ink throughout original document.