ERIC Number: ED356311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Parenting: The Underdeveloped Skill.
National PTA, Chicago, IL.
This parent education curriculum contains a variety of materials designed to help local Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) hold meetings for parents on child rearing. The materials help organizers plan meetings on topics such as dating, drugs, and careers. The unit contains a leader's guide, which contains a description of how to plan meetings, how to get an audience, and how to be a good meeting leader. Also included are 18 meeting cards which focus on topics of interest to parents and give facts about that topic, ideas for carrying out a meeting on the topic, tips for how parents can help their preteens or teens, and resources and meeting strategies. Topics include the following: (1) nutrition and fitness; (2) physical and emotional development; (3) decision making; (4) drugs, alcohol and smoking; and (5) choosing positive career and life goals. The Kit also contains quizzes, meeting handouts for reproduction, a calendar planner and meeting checklist, and a list of seven publications and an order form. (JB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Career Planning, Child Development, Children, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Pamphlets, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parenting Skills, Racial Discrimination, Sex Education, Substance Abuse
National PTA, Publication Orders, 700 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2571.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National PTA, Chicago, IL.