ERIC Number: ED360558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Independent Living. 7025. Curriculum Guide.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education Services.
This curriculum guide was developed as a resource for teachers to use in planning and implementing a competency-based instructional program in independent living at the high school level. It contains materials for a 2-semester consumer home economics course, based on the North Carolina Vocational Education Program of Studies (revised 1992); it is designed to help students make informed choices for their lives during the first 5 years after high school. The nine units of the curriculum cover the following topics: interpersonal relationships, parenting decisions, managing resources, clothing decisions, leadership and citizenship, financial decisions, decisions for healthy food choices, housing decisions, and career decisions. Each unit contains the following. competencies, objectives, teaching outline keyed to teaching strategies and learning activities, and suggested resources, with addresses. The guide also includes a course blueprint. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Educational Resources, Family Life, High Schools, Home Economics, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Activities, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education Services.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina