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ERIC Number: EJ868211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1082-1651
Using Newspapers in the FCS Curriculum
Brandes, Kendra
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v100 n4 p53-57 2008
This article examines a number of issues facing family and consumer sciences (FCS) teachers in today's middle and high school classrooms and reviews literature supporting the use of newspapers as a valuable teaching resource in light of these issues. Suggestions for using newspapers and newspaper industry resources to enhance the FCS curriculum are provided, along with lesson plan ideas. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A