ERIC Number: ED380632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Parenting and Child Development. Instructor Manual and Student Workbook.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
This guide contains the materials required to teach a competency-based course to increase students' knowledge of parenting and child development concepts and to build specific skills needed by informed, sensitive caregivers. It consists of an instructor's manual, instructor's resource package, and student workbook. The following topics are covered in the 13 instructional units: describing the family and its future; parenting; describing pregnancy, prenatal care, and childbirth; applying child development concepts; caring for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children; guiding children; promoting children's well-being; selecting children's clothing; caring for children with special needs, gifts, and talents; caring for children in crisis; evaluating child care services and community resources; and exploring careers relating to children. In the instructor's manual are the following: information on using the guide; a section for each unit listing activities and resources needed, focus assignments, objectives, evaluation methods, references, and written tests and answers; and an instructional supplement that provides additional teaching aids. The resource package contains the following: learning activity package sheets that allow instructors to individualize instruction for some/all students, transparency masters, written tests, and handouts. The student workbook includes one set of objective, information, assignment, and job sheets for each unit. Academic skills training is combined with vocational training throughout the instructional materials, and a system of icons has been used to help instructors identify activities into which training in nine basic skill areas has been infused into the curriculum. A basic skills documentation matrix correlates skills with units of instruction. (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Birth, Career Exploration, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Day Care, Family Life, Home Economics, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Parenthood Education, Parenting Skills, Pregnancy, Prenatal Care, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Tests, Well Being, Young Children
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (instructional package, 1 teacher and 10 student editions, order no. HE2011: $112; student edition, HE3011: $6).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.