ERIC Number: ED158048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Kentucky Consumer & Homemaking Education. Child Development. Curriculum Guide, Semester Course.
Pyles, Grace; Rankin, Lila
Intended for use by teachers at the high school level, this curriculum guide, which is one in a series of guides for consumer and homemaking education in Kentucky, outlines a semester special interest course in the area of child development. As the concluding course of a curriculum on this subject which commences on the junior high level in a separate guide (CE 017 500), it covers many of the same areas of instruction as the earlier units. The concepts included are as follow: (1) responsibilities of parenthood; (2) community agencies dealing with children's needs; (3) family planning, including birth control, childlessness, and adoption; (4) baby care, covering the nutritional, clothing, equipment, and health care needs of infants; (5) child guidance, focusing on discipline and playschools; (6) career opportunities in child development; (7) middle childhood; and (8) adolescence. Behavioral objectives are stated in terms of student competencies, and the specific teaching strategies are accompanied by references to outside resources (primarily books and films) and supporting generalizations. The appendix contains sample forms, instructional activities, and suggestions for a playschool schedule and physical arrangement. A list of resources is gathered together at the end, including books, periodicals, pamphlets, and filmstrips. (ELG)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Career Education, Child Care, Child Care Occupations, Child Development, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Community Organizations, Competency Based Education, Contraception, Curriculum Guides, Day Care, Discipline, Employment Opportunities, Family Planning, High Schools, Infants, Instructional Materials, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Responsibility, Public Agencies
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Instructional Materials Lab.; Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky