ERIC Number: ED318540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Education for Parenting Organization.
Education for Parenting, Philadelphia, PA.
Features of the Education for Parenting program's Learning About Parenting: Learning to Care curriculum, Parts I, II, and III are described in detail. The curriculum aims to sensitize students to the responsibilities of parenting and teach students the information and skills needed for parenting and caregiving. It is expected that students who complete the instruction program will understand the complexities, potentials, and variations in infants and young children, the process of human development, and the vital role of parents and caregivers in promoting the full development of the child. The curriculum is based on the assumptions that caring is an ability that can be learned and that study of the interaction of parents and infants adequately introduces students to most of the essential elements of caring. The curriculum calls for babies and parents to be brought together in the classroom, usually once a month, so that students may observe interaction between parents and their baby. Of the three age-appropriate parts of the curriculum, Part I is for the early elementary grades, Part II is for the later elementary grades, and Part III is for middle through beginning high school. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education for Parenting, Philadelphia, PA.