ERIC Number: ED388825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Project Connect General Guide. Secondary Guide for Consumer and Homemaking Education.
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc., Hartford, CT.; Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.
This general guide provides information on the 15 Project Connect Learning Guides for secondary education that are adaptations of the guides developed for adult consumer and homemaking education programs. An introduction discusses usefulness of the guides, participation in Future Homemakers of America-Home Economics Related Occupations, and development of the guides. Other sections describe parts of the learning guides and provide teacher tips for using them. A section that describes instructional planning using the learning guides includes flowcharts that list each competency and student outcome in the learning guides and a matrix of topics used in the guides. The following section describes characteristics of the economically disadvantaged and characteristics that may affect learning; it provides suggestions for teaching economically disadvantaged students. A selected bibliography contains 19 references dealing with economically disadvantaged and culturally diverse learner populations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Cultural Differences, Economically Disadvantaged, Family Work Relationship, Home Economics, Homemaking Skills, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Inc., Hartford, CT.; Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois