ERIC Number: ED448313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Consumer and Family Economics: Teacher's Instructional Guide.
This teacher's instructional guide, which is part of a family and consumer sciences education series focusing on a broad range of employment opportunities, is intended to assist teachers responsible for teaching one- and two-year consumer and family economics programs for Texas high school students. The following are among the items included: (1) introductory materials (course description; overview of course design; list of facilities, equipment, and resources; information about Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America; instructions for using the guide); (2) pertinent Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills; (3) sample block plans and block planning master; (4) recommended instructional strategies; (5) supervised career connections experiences; (6) blended activities; (7) creative ideas for presenting the material; (8) list of 91 print, organizational, and teaching aids. The following are among the topics covered in the program: the management process in financial planning; family economics throughout the family life cycle; technology as a financial management resource; the role of government in personal and family economics; the impact of the U.S. economy on individuals and families and the production and use of income; financial planning and economic security; employability skills transferable to multiple careers; careers in consumer and resource management; and supervised career connections experience. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Brainstorming, Career Development, Career Education, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Consumer Economics, Curriculum Development, Debate, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, Educational Games, Employment Opportunities, Experiential Learning, Family Financial Resources, Family Life Education, Government Role, Guidelines, High Schools, Home Economics Skills, Home Management, Income, Information Sources, Information Technology, Innovation, Internet, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Money Management, Occupational Home Economics, Resource Materials, State Standards, Student Organizations, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Transfer of Training, Work Experience Programs, World Wide Web
Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 41161, Lubbock, TX 79409-1116. Tel: 806-742-3029; Fax: 806-742-3029.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Career and Technology Education.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Texas