ERIC Number: ED379434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Extending Home Economics Skills into the Home and Community.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
This publication provides guidelines to new and experienced teachers for establishing and managing Ohio's extended program, an integral component of all vocational home economics programs that prepare students for the work of the family. Contents include the following: the rationale for the extended program, standard for extended service for vocational education, conference period policies, and individualized extended experience (IEE) policies. A section on documenting the effectiveness of the extended program covers the extended service plan, vocational conference time, and required reports. The next section provides strategies for implementing the extended program, including extending class learning through IEEs, effective communication with parents, parent involvement, and community involvement. The following section contains various samples of and suggestions for forms and letters to help teachers and administrators implement an effective extended program. Some may be used as is, and all may be adapted. The following samples are provided: extended service forms, extended service schedule, logs and travel forms, IEE forms, and these materials for communicating with parents (guidelines for first communication of the year, forms to facilitate communication, communicating with parents, IEE information for parents, home economics newsletters, and invitation to parents.) (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio