ERIC Number: ED260231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Recreational Programs for "Latch Key Kids."
Hamilton, Trudy; And Others
This package consists of a report describing a project in which child care students served as leaders in after-school recreational programs for latch key children, a series of newspaper articles describing the program, an article by Judy Weber entitled "Latch Key Programs Providing Experiential Opportunities for Child Care Students," and the process manual that was developed during the project. The following items are included in the process manual: a list of descriptive terms used, steps in setting up a latch key program, answers to questions frequently asked about latch key children and programs for them, a list of community resources, an overview of a child care class in programming for latch key children, lesson plans for use in the child care class, lesson plans for child care students to use in recreational programs for latch key children, a list of suggested resources, and a letter to latch key program developers. Appendixes to the manual include an application form for project coordinators, a sample letter for distribution at a latch key meeting, latch key program guidelines, an off-grounds permission form, parent and child care student evaluation forms, a latch key child registration form, a medication permission form, and a letter to teachers of latch key children. (MN)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Behavioral Objectives, Child Care Occupations, Classroom Techniques, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Extended School Day, Guidelines, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Occupational Home Economics, Program Development, Program Implementation, Records (Forms), Recreational Programs, Resources, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Winnebago Community Unit School District 323, IL.