ERIC Number: ED123398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Resource Materials for Home Economics Education in Pennsylvania Schools. Home Management and Family Resources Book 3.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Continuing Education.
The teacher directed guide presents resource materials for developing home economics curricula in Pennsylvania schools related to home management and family resources. Home management is described as the decision-making aspect of homemaking, requiring conscious planning, control, and evaluation of family resources to achieve satisfying family living in today's complex society. Objectives and learning activities are listed under the following concepts by age level: (1) Consumer Role; (2) Values, Goals, and Standards; (3) Use of Resources; (4) Resource Management; (5) Managerial Processes--Decision-Making and Alternatives; (6) Managerial Processes--Planning and Implementation; and (7) Managerial Processes--Pay-Offs. Age levels include: kindergarten through elementary; middle school or junior high school; high school; postsecondary; and adult. Learning activities provide the following information: generalizations; supportive learnings; sampling of pupil experiences, including evaluation; and suggestions to the teacher. A bibliography lists 41 references under the following headings: student references; teacher references; magazines, films, filmstrips; pamphlets, booklets, and visuals; and transparencies. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bibliographies, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Family Financial Resources, Home Economics Education, Home Management, Learning Activities, Money Management, Postsecondary Education, Resource Materials, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Continuing Education.