ERIC Number: ED288071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics in Consumer and Homemaking Education Programs: A Guide for Reinforcing Basic Skills. Vocational Home Economics Education.
Morris, Vivian Gunn; Walton, Jocelyn C.
This guide is intended to assist home economics teachers in designing lessons and activities that will reinforce mathematics skills in consumer and homemaking education programs. Included in the guide are a total of 55 mini-lessons on the following areas of home economics: child development; family relationships; foods and nutrition; consumer education; housing, home furnishings, and equipment; and clothing and textiles. Each activity contains some or all of the following: content area, level of difficulty, home economics content objective, mathematics objective, learning activity, and source. An appendix contains the answers to all activities. Also included is a matrix that details (1) the number(s) of the learning activities in which a particular mathematics skill is reinforced and (2) whether a given mathematics skill is required to pass the New Jersey High School Proficiency Test. (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Child Development, Clothing Instruction, Consumer Education, Family Relationship, Foods Instruction, Fused Curriculum, Home Furnishings, Housing, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Skills, Nutrition Instruction, Occupational Home Economics, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Textiles Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Glassboro State Coll., NJ.
Note: For related documents, see CE 048 996-997.