ERIC Number: ED277186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Understanding Tasks of Teenagers: Unit 10. Parent Education Workbook for Mainstreamed Students. Part II: Child Care. Contemporary Parenting Choices. Module 4.
Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Home Economics Education.
The 2-part student workbook for mainstreamed learning and mentally disabled high school students contains 12 units intended to provide supplementary instruction in the Contemporary Parenting Choices Curriculum in the home economics class. This unit, the fourth in the Child Care part of the workbook, focuses on understanding tasks of teenagers and includes individual lessons on how a teenager becomes independent from the family, how teenagers develop a sense of identity, and how teenagers can use the decision making process to choose a career. Each lesson typically provides lesson objectives, definitions of key vocabulary terms, workbook activities, a brief discussion of the topic, and a review activity. The material is intended to be used with the special Teachers Guide and the other components of the Contemporary Parenting Choices Curriculum. (DB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, High School Students, High Schools, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Mild Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation, Parenthood Education, Personal Autonomy, Self Concept, Workbooks
Iowa State University Press, 2121 South State Ave., Ames, IA 50010 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Home Economics Education.
Note: For the other guides in this series, see EC 191 378-393.