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ERIC Number: ED444026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 183
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation Handbook for Family and Consumer Sciences: Including Scope & Sequence, Program Evaluation, and Critical Thinking Process. Second Edition.
Shahan, Victoria; Arendt, Cynthia K.; Pohl, Deborah
This handbook is intended to help Missouri school districts develop and implement quality family and consumer sciences programs that will prepare students of all ages to be critical, ethical thinkers and successful family, career, and community leaders. The handbook begins with a bibliography listing 27 resources. The following are among the topics discussed in the guide's five sections: (1) critical thinking in program design and implementation; (2) program design (program definition, scope, sequence, and objectives); (3) program development (developing local programs, quality indicators); (4) program implementation (integrating standards into the curriculum, crosswalk and alignment, instructional delivery methods, assessment methods, criteria for evaluating assessments); (5) program evaluation and improvement; and (6) model assessments. Appended are the following: diagram of higher-order thinking skills based on Bloom's taxonomy; strategy list detailing 35 dimensions of critical thought; process skills scoring guides; Missouri Show Me Standards; description of the main areas of the All Aspects of Industry program; list of the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills competencies; list of Missouri Core Employment Skills; list of competencies included in Ohio's Work and Family Life Competency Analysis Profile; national standards for family and consumer sciences education; and guide for submitting applications for expanding/developing new vocational education programs. (MN)
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65211, Tel: 800-669-2465 or 573-882-2883, Web site: (Item 40-0101-I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri; Ohio