ERIC Number: ED329722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
GRADS. Home Economics Education.
Norfolk Public Schools, VA.
Teenage pregnancy is a nationwide problem that continues to increase in epidemic proportions. GRADS (Graduation, Reality, and Dual-Role Skills) offers a home economics program as well as employability training to adolescent mothers in Norfolk (Virginia) Public Schools. Additional support is given as the pregnant teens and teen mothers strive to balance the demands of school with pregnancy, parenthood, and employment. This program guide contains the following four tasks/competencies: (1) getting to know yourself; (2) careers in home economics; (3) successful work attitudes and behaviors; (4) nutrition; (5) time and money management; and (6) working parent. Each task includes two to nine performance objectives. For each performance objective, enabling objectives, activities, and resources are given. Number of days for teaching each task/objective is also provided. (NLA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Norfolk Public Schools, VA.