ERIC Number: ED467885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Core Curriculum State Standards: Life Management and Relationships.
Alford, Carol; Bohlender, Pat; Calhoun, Peggy; Gray-Hamburg, Vicky; Magnuson, Karen; Neergaard, Hope; O'Hara, Rindy; Scott, Ann; Takahashi, Susan
This document presents materials and guidelines for evaluating Colorado high school students' attainment of the 10 state standards for consumer and family studies that pertain to life management and relationships. Part 1 begins with the content standards for the following curriculum areas: (1) life management (managing job and career; managing finances; managing personal/family resources; managing individual and family wellness); (2) development of personal leadership skills through participation in Future Home Makers of America/Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO); and (3) relationships (individual development; personal interactions; adult lifestyles; parenting; and family life). Part 1 also provides guidelines for using a scoring rubric in authentic assessment for life management and guidelines for converting rubric scores to grades. Parts 2 and 3 contain materials for use in helping students master the competencies specified in Colorado's state standards and evaluating students' mastery of those competencies. Part 2 deals with the life management standards, and Part 3 deals with the relationship standards. The following are among the materials included: (1) student learning activities; (2) student summary sheets; and (3) detailed guidelines for authentic assessment that include 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. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Career Development, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Core Curriculum, Decision Making, Definitions, Evaluation Criteria, Family Financial Resources, Family Life, Family Life Education, Family Problems, Family Work Relationship, Guidelines, High Schools, Individual Development, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Life Style, Parenthood Education, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Scoring Rubrics, Skill Development, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation
For full text: http://www.cterc.cccoes.edu/colostatestandards/CO_CoreCurric_Stat eStanLM&R.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