ERIC Number: ED221702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
STEPS. Surviving Today's Experiences and Problems Successfully. A Comprehensive Home Economics Course for Grades 9-10.
Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Home Economics.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.; West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
This curriculum consists of guidelines for teaching a comprehensive home economics course for grades 9 and 10, an outline of competencies and learner outcomes, a resource list, addresses of publishers, and a series of learning activities to supplement the course learning modules. Addressed in the units are the following topics: coping with today, family living/parenthood education, nutrition and foods, management, consumer education, child development, housing, and clothing and textiles. A series of unifying concepts run through the units. These are responsibility, appreciation, human relationships, self-image, coping/surviving, world influences, energy concerns, recycling, leadership qualities, and career awareness. Included in each unit are a concept outline and suggestions for Future Homemakers of America chapter activities and/or extended learnings. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Child Development, Clothing, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Coping, Energy, Family Life Education, Food, Grade 10, Grade 9, Guidelines, High Schools, Home Economics, Home Management, Homemaking Skills, Housing, Human Relations, Influences, Leadership Qualities, Learning Activities, Nutrition, Parenthood Education, Recycling, Self Concept, Textiles Instruction, Vocational Education
West Virginia Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Home Economics.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.; West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.