ERIC Number: ED338891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Families and Futures 2000. A Resource for Planning Comprehensive Home and Family Life Education Programs. Working Papers.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
This curriculum guide is the first step in a total home and family life curriculum revision in the state of Washington aimed at helping students solve problems and study issues that have an impact on home and family life. The guide contains two model, nonsequential, comprehensive courses that may be adopted or adapted by school districts. The guide has three major sections. The first section, "Getting Started," has eight topics and seven lessons designed to prepare students at all levels to make decisions, solve problems, assume leadership roles, and achieve goals individually and in groups. The second section, "Personal Choices," examines seven issues of concern to younger students (grades 5-9): self-esteem, getting along at home and with others, handling change, managing money, improving health, and planning the future. The third section, "Management of Home and Work," designed for high school students, focuses on their future lives. Its seven issues and related topics cover healthy and balanced lives, relationships, community service, stress management, preparing for the future, parenting, and coping with crisis. Each lesson issue includes topic, suggested objective, leadership skills, evaluation techniques, resources, activities, and handout/transparency materials. The guide also contains an 18-item thinking skills bibliography, a lesson plan model, and a list of the curriculum team members and contributors. (KC)
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making Skills, Employment Potential, Family Life Education, Health Education, Home Management, Independent Living, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington