ERIC Number: ED376937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
1994--International Year of the Family.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for School and Community Relations.
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 1994 as International Year of the Family with the theme, "Family: Resources and Responsibilities in a Changing World." Objectives for the year include increasing awareness of family issues among governments and the private sector, highlighting the importance of families, increasing understanding of their problems, promoting knowledge of the economic and social processes affecting families, and focusing attention upon the rights and responsibilities of all family members. This document presents the following materials for schools to celebrate the year of the family: (1) suggestions for how schools can plan to be involved in The Year of the Family; (2) Year of the Family logos; (3) a proclamation form from the state superintendent; (4) a quiz to test the knowledge about issues facing the American family; (5) ideas for teaching children about different cultures; (6) a worksheet on family issues and concerns; (7) suggestions for creating hunger awareness; (8) tips for creating a family history; (9) parenting principles to teach about using money wisely; (10) some do's and don'ts for grandparents; and (11) a reference list on global awareness, family communication, peace education, and grandparenting. (WP)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Family Financial Resources, Family History, Family Life, Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Global Approach, Grandparents, Multicultural Education
Bureau for School and Community Relations, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 7841, 125 S. Webster St., Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for School and Community Relations.