ERIC Number: ED416360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Parenting in the U.S. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 23. LAES: Latino Adult Education Services Project.
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) courses, focuses on parenting in the United States. It is designed to assist instructors in helping parents with the problem-solving they face. The module provides the following: an overview of the topic; the specific skills that the module emphasizes; and teaching points, learning activities, resources, and commercial textbooks. A sample lesson plan begins with a cover sheet with objectives (learners and context, room setup, to bring, to do ahead, media used, and steps). The lesson plan indicates time required, materials required, and teacher and student activities. Other contents include overhead transparency masters, handouts, presurvey, and postassessment. The objectives for this module are as follows: discuss, analyze, and resolve difficulties of raising children in the United States; analyze time spent on daily activities; list ideas for quality family time; and interpret and prepare a pie chart. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, English (Second Language), Family Life, Immigrants, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parenting Skills, Problem Solving
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Youth, Adult and Alternative Educational Services Div.
Authoring Institution: Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, City of Industry, CA.; California State Univ. Inst., Long Beach.
Identifiers - Location: California