ERIC Number: ED280957
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Economic Development Planning for Single Parents. Curriculum Materials for Vocational Teachers of Adolescents and Single Parents. Special Emphasis on Meeting the Needs of the Teen Parent.
Simpson, Kawanna J.; And Others
This guide is intended for use in school-based intervention programs intended to help single parents (particularly teenagers who are expecting or already have a child) master basic money management and consumer skills. The guide is divided into sections dealing with the following topics: interpersonal relationships, value clarification, self-esteem, assertiveness, stress management, networking, human sexuality, teenage pregnancy, teenage parenting, child development and guidance, consumer rights and responsibilities, consumer decision making, banking and investment, taxation, health and life insurance, housing, transportation, success in balancing home life and a career, career planning, career-related education beyond high school, and equal employment opportunities. Information within each section is presented in relation to an overall objective, and concepts corresponding to the overall objective are included. Behavioral objectives are listed after each concept. Detailed teaching strategies, resource listings, and evaluation techniques follow. Concluding the guide are a 22-page resource guide and general information for teachers of students with special needs. (MN)
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Banking, Basic Business Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Planning, Child Development, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Early Parenthood, Economics Education, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Housing, Insurance, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Money Management, Networks, One Parent Family, Parenting Skills, Post High School Guidance, Pregnancy, Self Concept, Sexuality, Stress Management, Taxes, Transportation, Values Clarification
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington.