ERIC Number: ED391941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
The Parenting Curriculum: A Family and Consumer Sciences and Language Arts Partnership.
Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.
This parenthood education curriculum is organized into eight units designed for use in approximately 8 weeks of instruction. Each unit includes the following: an overview, an introductory focus question, a lesson synopsis, basic concepts, lesson objectives, a brief review of basic information, materials, equipment, and advance preparation needed, lesson plan (with activities, handouts, and transparency masters), and a reference list. The units cover the following topics: parenting that enriches lives; caring as a person and as a parent; providing a positive for development---conception to 1 year; providing a positive environment for development---1 year to 18 years; language, communication, and socialization; families--structures and stressors; challenges of teen parenting; and the total picture. The units are suitable for use in integrated parenthood education, language arts, and consumer education courses. (KC)
Descriptors: Child Development, Course Content, Family Life, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Parenthood Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
University Book Store, Iowa State University, Memorial Union, Ames, IA 50011-1120 ($25 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Technical and Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences Education.