ERIC Number: ED467883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Teen Challenges and Choices Curriculum State Content Standards for Consumer & Family Studies.
Bohlender, Pat; Calhoun, Peggy; Goemer, Phil; Inman, Sondra; Kilgore, Cherryl; McManigal, Lori; Neergaard, Hope; Peppler, Colleen; Wateman, Linda
This document presents materials and guidelines for evaluating Colorado high school students' attainment of the eight state standards for consumer and family studies that pertain to teen challenges and choices. The materials presented are designed to promote and evaluate students' mastery of the following competencies: (1) examine and demonstrate personal power by exploring self-concept, peer pressure, personal responsibility, communication, and decision-making skills; (2) investigate and analyze behaviors leading to a lifestyle of total wellness; (3) examine personal skills needed to effectively manage personal and family relationships; (4) understand human growth and development and the issues involved in personal sexual decision making; (5) recognize rights and responsibilities as defined by the law; (6) identify characteristics of destructive behaviors and their consequences while exploring various coping strategies; (7) utilize information for handling health and emergency situations; and (8) implement the goal-setting process for personal growth. The following materials are included: (1) the eight state standards for Colorado's teen challenges and choices curriculum; (2) authentic assessment guide sheets that each contain the specific content standard, the rationale for mastering the skills and knowledge addressed in the standard, a student task, and a scoring rubric to evaluate completion of the task; (3) instructions for converting rubric scores to grades; and (4) student learning assignments. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Core Curriculum, Decision Making, Definitions, Empowerment, Evaluation Methods, Family Life Education, Guidelines, Health, High Schools, Individual Development, Interpersonal Competence, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Scoring Rubrics, Self Destructive Behavior, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Wellness, Youth Problems
For full text: http://www.cterc.cccoes.edu/colostatestandards/TeenC&C_curriculum _StateContentStandards.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Community Coll. and Occupational Education System, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado