ERIC Number: ED169940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
New Kid on the Block. Social Skills. Student Guide--Footsteps. Report Number 14.
Phinney, Joanna; And Others
This student guide for a program concerned with how young children acquire social skills defines social skills and describes some ways that parents can build upon their child's desire to get along with people and learn these skills. Designed around a magazine format to allow maximum flexibility to different groups using the materials, the guide is divided into seven sections: (1) an overview of the theme and contents; (2) a summary of the major learnings of the theme; (3) feature articles containing the major content and including practical suggestions for parents; (4) a film review section which includes a synopsis of the accompanying film program and a related discussion question; (5) three activities aimed at both individual and group participation; (6) a selection of field activities, discussion questions, and research topics designed to reinforce the ideas presented in the articles and meet the needs of a wide variety of classroom groups; and (7) a bibliography for further reading on the theme. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Childhood Interests, Educational Television, Family Life Education, Family Relationship, Guides, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Child Relationship, Parenthood Education, Young Children
University Park Press, 233 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 (Student Guide Kit, one of each program, 1-20, $5.95 per kit); Reference Section, National Audiovisual Center, General Services Administration, Washington, D.C. 20409 (Films and tapes only)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.; Educational Film Center, Springfield, VA.; Maryland Univ., College Park. Inst. for Child Study.
Note: For related documents, see IR 007 212-233 and IR 007 396; Best copy available