ERIC Number: ED173734
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Focus Curriculum Manual; A Focus Dissemination Project.
Human Resource Associates, Inc., Hastings, Minn.
This training manual is for use in preparing staff members to use the Focus Model, which is a "school within a school" for disaffected high school students. The material is designed to be used as a resource aid following participation in an in-service workshop. Information is presented to help implement a contracting system to establish and fulfill meaningful social and academic goals. Specific subject areas are also dealt with, including math, English, history, language arts and creative arts. A section on work programs provides background and resource material for helping students get useful job experience, including decision-making and self-management skills. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Group Counseling, Guides, High School Students, Humanistic Education, Motivation, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Staff Development, Student Problems, Underachievement, Work Experience Programs
Focus Dissemination Project, Human Resource Associates, Inc., 121 E. Second Street, Hastings, MN 55033
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Human Resource Associates, Inc., Hastings, Minn.