ERIC Number: ED220191
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Development of an Alcohol Education and Traffic Safety Module for Elementary School, Kindergarten Through Sixth Grade.
Donovan, Carole L.; And Others
This document provides field-tested instructional modules focusing on the use and misuse of alcoholic beverages for students in kindergarten through sixth grades. Modules for each of the seven grade levels consist of five lessons, each including introductory sections describing instructional objectives, content of the lesson, recommended teaching techniques, and materials needed. Objectives and lesson content were rated for grade appropriateness by 20 theoreticians in alcohol and traffic safety education and 321 experienced elementary school teachers from 35 schools in 7 states. Two hundred and ninety kindergarten through sixth-grade teachers from nine cities in eight states were trained in the use of a field-testing version of the modules. Participating teachers presented the modules to 3,051 pupils at 51 public and private schools representing urban, suburban, and rural areas. In these same settings an additional 2,636 pupils participated in a controlled study of effectiveness. Teachers critiqued the modules page by page, then evaluated the instructional materials implemented at their grade level. The results of these and additional evaluations are presented in an appendix to the document. Other appendices provide a list of professional references with selected annotations and a list of categories of stored project data. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Falls Church, VA.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers College.