ERIC Number: ED110192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Safety Education in the Elementary School.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.
This handbook provides material designed to aid school administrators and classroom teachers in providing a safe environment for their elementary school children and incorporating safety education into regular classroom and school activities. Chapter 1 outlines the basic fundamentals in planning elementary school programs; defines the function of a school safety program; suggests problem safety areas in the home, school, and community that involve children; and lists various cooperative community agencies and organizations. Chapter 2 provides an outline of the responsibilities of the school administrator, classroom teacher, and school support personnel in promoting school safety. Chapters 3 and 4 offer materials designed to help the teacher develop curricula. These include activities which incorporate safety education during outdoor seasonal activities, special occasions, and regular classroom studies; summary charts suggesting objectives for each grade level (K-6); experience-based discussion topics appropriate for kindergarten through fifth grade children; and safety checklists. A bibliography of resource materials is divided according to format (pamphlet, book, film, etc.). (ED)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Child Safety, Community Resources, Community Role, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, Safety Education, School Personnel, School Safety, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Department of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of General and Academic Education, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of General and Academic Education.
Note: Revised edition