ERIC Number: ED365869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Successful Parenting for School-Age Parents. Teacher's Resource Guide. Student Reference Book.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
The teacher's guide and student reference book presented here were developed as resources to facilitate school-age parenting education. The materials were organized around the nine essential elements for the Parenting Education for School-Age Parents course in Texas. The teacher's guide contains teaching strategies, teaching aids, paper-and-pencil activities for students, tests, and answer keys for use in teaching school-age parenting programs. The student reference book contains information and essential concepts relating to parenting skills. Within the text, bold-faced vocabulary terms are included with definitions or explanations; illustrations aid student learning. Each chapter includes a summary, vocabulary, and questions for review. In addition, 59 references are listed. Topics covered in the 25 chapters include the following: personal development; biological sexual activity; parenthood and adult roles; communication and resolution; family law; effects on prenatal development; prenatal care and concerns of expectant mothers; prenatal development, labor, and delivery; neonatal and postnatal care; personal health; nutritional needs; procedures for feeding a baby; caring for a sick child; safety practices; characteristics of a newborn; child development by years; influences on child development; play and child development; parents as role models; special concerns in the family; children with special needs and abilities; managing family life; family services; and careers and job opportunities. (KC)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Early Parenthood, Educational Resources, Lesson Plans, Money Management, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parenthood Education, Parenting Skills, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Transparencies, Units of Study
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Texas Tech University, Box 41161, Lubbock, TX 79409-1161.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Programs and Instruction.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.