ERIC Number: ED462801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Life Management Skills. Teacher's Guide [and Student Workbook]. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS).
Goldstein, Jeren; Walford, Sylvia
This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of supplementary curriculum packages presenting alternative methods and activities designed to meet the needs of Florida secondary students with mild disabilities or other special learning needs. The Life Management Skills PASS (Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students) teacher's guide presents 10 units concerned with various life management skills including three units dealing with sexual material which are not presented in the student workbook. Most units include a "Ready" activity to use as a pre-test and preview, "Remember" vocabulary words, and "Record,""Review,""Replay," and "Reflect" activities to encourage practice, thinking, and discussion. Also provided in the teacher's guide are unit objectives, suggestions for teaching, quizzes, and answer keys. Units included in the guide and workbook are: (1) "Self-Esteem: Caring for Yourself"; (2) "Connections: Living Well with Others"; (3) "Stress: Finding the Balance"; (4) "Nutrition: Food for Life"; (5) "Drugs: Uses and Misuses"; (6) "First Aid: Emergency Care"; (7) "Consumerism: Using Money Wisely"; (8) "Puberty: Maturing into Adulthood"; (9) The Reproductive System: Producing Life"; and (10) "Sexually Transmitted Diseases". Appendices in the teacher's guide include correlations to Florida student performance standards, lists of multimedia sources, and a list of federal and Florida help agencies. The student workbook contains vocabulary, an explanation of the content, and practice exercises designed to evaluate comprehension. (Contains 32 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Coping, Daily Living Skills, Drug Use, First Aid, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Activities, Mild Disabilities, Money Management, Nutrition, Secondary Education, Self Care Skills, Self Esteem, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Stress Management, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Florida State Dept. of Education, Div. of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Turlington Bldg (Guide, $5; workbook, $5.15). Room 628, 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 800-487-0186 (Toll Free); Tel: 850-487-0186; Fax: 850-487-2679 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.leon.k12.fl.us/public/pass.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Note: Course No. 0800300. Reprint edition. Student Workbook reprint edition, 1998. Developed by the Leon County Schools Exceptional Student Education Department through the Curriculum Improvement Project. Funded under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B.