ERIC Number: ED117514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Heintz, Amy D., Comp.
The curriculum guide is intended as a source to help teachers plan consumer education classes in Nevada, from junior high school through the adult level. Developed for a semester's (18 weeks) separate course of study, using individual or group instruction, the guide may be expanded to meet the needs of a full year. Each unit can be taught as an individual course or integrated within other courses. Some sample lesson plans developed by teachers involved in the pilot testing are included. Unit outlines present overall objectives, concepts, learning activities, and resources, and include: consumer in our society; consumer decision making, with sample lesson plan; money and democracy in home management; consumer credit and borrowing money, with sample lesson plan; food shopping at home and in the market; family clothing management, with sample lesson plan; family transportation, with sample lesson plan; health care and services; buying protection, with sample lesson plan; savings and investments; consumer protection, with sample lesson plan; a home for your family; furnishing and equipment for the home; and leisure time and recreation. The extensive resource list includes: books; government and organizational publications, including visuals; periodicals; mailing lists; organizations providing current consumer information; and local, State, and Federal agencies. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City. Div. of Vocational-Technical and Adult Education.