Course Outcomes Guide: Family/Education    

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Course Outcomes Guide by Levels: Family/Education
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Course Outcomes Guide: Family/Education    

Overview Family/Education Graphic

Concepts, Themes, Issues

Process Skills

Assessment Tasks

Intended Outcomes

 

Concepts:

 

·      Cultural values

·      Self-esteem

·      Stress

·      Time management

·      Family roles

·      Problem-posing

·      Problem-solving

·      Community resources

·      Healthcare

·      Preventive practices

·      Well-child visit

·      Record keeping

·      Vaccination

·      Parent-teacher conference

·      Report card

·      Parents as teachers

·      Child development

·      Child safety

·      Emergency preparedness

·      Money

·      Advertising

·      Attitudes toward money

·      Budgeting

 

Themes:

 

·      Family roles

·      Health

·      US education system

·      Child Development

 

 

 

·      Culture

·      Personal development

·      Parents as first teachers

·      Safety

·      Problem solving

·      Time management

·      Money management

 

Issues:

 

·      Cultural roles and values

·      Parent’s rights and responsibilities

·      Parent/child interaction

·      Family relationships

·      US education style

·      Communication

·      English speaking community

·      Linguistic competence

 

·      Express opinions and needs

·      Organize time

·      Solve problems

·      Make decisions

·      Self-reflect

·      Listen actively

·      Learn through research

·      Guide others

·      Advocate for others

·      Cooperate with others

·      Read with understanding

·      Express ideas clearly in writing

·      Speak so others can understand

·      Take responsibility for learning

·      Identify parts of the body and organs.

·      Identify common symptoms

·      Describe physical problem orally.

·      Describe physical problem in writing.

·      Recognize common childhood illnesses and vaccinations.

·      Communicate effectively by phone.

·      Negotiate dates and times.

·      Interpret graphs and charts.

·      Use math to solve problems and communicate.

 

·      Work with units of measurement.

·      Plan meals.

·      Interact with children.

·      Read with children.

·      Role-play.

·      Observe and evaluate.

·      Compare prices.

 

 

1.  Balance demands and needs of family members:

 

A.      Identify and analyze time use in the three roles.

B.       Identify sources of stress and solutions.

 

2.       Clarify cultural differences in personal relationships and

       your comfort level with these differences.

 

  1. Clarify roles and personal comfort level.

B.      Reflect on personal history and transmit culture to children.

 

3.  Apply strategies to resolve a family problem.

 

  1. Use a problem-solving process to resolve a family problem.

 

4.   Support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare.

 

  1. Describe common health problems.
  2. Make an appointment and take child to well-child visit.
  3. Demonstrate healthy dental practices.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of good nutrition.
  5. Create a book on healthcare.

 

5.    Parents recognize role as child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education:

 

  1. Participate in a parent-teacher conference or home visit.
  2. Attend at least one school function in addition to parent-teacher conference. 
  3. Do an activity at home with your child on a regular basis for six weeks.
  4. Observe your child’s play and evaluate his development.
  5. Make informed decisions about television as a family activity. 
  6. Tell a story to your children.

 

6.  Establish a safe home environment.

 

  1. Evaluate your home for child safety.
  2. Demonstrate how to select, install, and use a car seat for your child.
  3. Conduct a fire drill in your home.
  4. Demonstrate how to get emergency help
  5. Make a First Aid kit for your home.

 

7.       Manage money effectively.

 

  1. Clarify family roles and attitudes toward money.
  2. Evaluate the effects of advertising on buying behavior.
  3. Use comparison-shopping to manage expenses.
  4. Create a plan to manage money in your family or for a fictional family.

 

1.  Balance demands and needs of family members.

 

2.  Clarify family roles in a new cultural context.

 

3.  Apply strategies to resolve a family problem.

 

4.  Support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare.

 

5.  Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.

 

6.  Maintain a safe environment for children.

 

7.  Manage money effectively.

 

 

 

What concepts, themes issues, must be  understood?   What skills must be learned?    What can students do in this program to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the outcome?      What do students need to be able to DO in real-life situations for which we must be responsible in this program?

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Course Outcomes Guide by Levels: Family/Education

Intended Outcome 1:   

Balance the demands and needs of family members.  

 

Assessment Task A) 

Identify and analyze time use in the roles of family, worker, and community.

 

Beginning Level

(SPL 0-3)

Intermediate Level

(SPL 4-5)

 

Advanced Level

(SPL 6+)

 

  • Use pictures to identify and sort activities in your life into the three roles of Family Member, Community Member, and Worker.
  • Create a pie chart to represent time spent in each of these roles.
  • Same as Beginning Level.
  • Identify areas you’d like to change and the steps you could take to make these changes. 
  • Share orally with the class and identify in writing the steps needed to make change.
  • Given a scenario where one day’s plan is disrupted by an unexpected event (i.e. sick child), compare the planned day with the disrupted day and problem-solve using role-play, written report, or oral report.

 


Intended Outcome 1:     

Balance the demands and needs of family members.  

Assessment Task B)          

Identify sources of stress and possible solutions 

(cross reference Worker and Community roles)

 

 

 


Intended Outcome 2:            

Clarify family roles in a new cultural context.  

Assessment Task A)                     

Clarify cultural differences in personal relationships and your comfort level with these differences.  

All levels: Based on differences between your culture and U.S. culture, choose one or two problematic relationships (teacher-student, parent-child, husband-wife, parent-child’s teacher, employer-employee, etc.)  

 

 

 


Intended Outcome 2:               

Clarify family roles in a new cultural context.  

 Assessment Task B)                                

Reflect on personal history/culture and create ways to transmit this experience and your cultural values to your children.                                                                (See Lesson Plan 4: Family History.  Note relationship to Family Outcome 5.F. and

Lesson Plan 1: The Gingerbread Man)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 3:   

Apply strategies to resolve a family problem

(Refer to LVA- GH, Lesson 7, page 42 or other problem solving approaches)    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 4:              

Support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare.  

 

Assessment Task A)                    

Describe common health problems:  

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task B)                   

Make an appointment and take child to a well-child check-up. 

(See Lesson Plans Section, Lesson 3: A Well-Child Visit)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 4:              

Parents support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare.    

Assessment Task C)                    

Demonstrate healthy dental practices.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Intended Outcome 4:              

Parents support children’s development by taking an active role in their healthcare.  

 

Assessment Task D)                   

Demonstrate knowledge of good nutrition.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task E)                

Create a book about healthcare. 

(See Lessons Plan Section, Lesson 6: Healthcare Book)

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 5:                        

Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.    

Assessment Task A)                                

Participate in a parent-teacher conference or a home visit. 

(See Lesson Plans Section,  Lesson 2:  A Parent-Teacher Conference and LVA-GH lesson under Family Literacy).  

      Before the conference:                                All levels: Ask your child to draw a picture about school.  Ask him/her to tell you about the drawing; write what he/she says on the back of the picture.  Use this drawing to talk with your child about his/her school experience.  With your child’s permission, share the drawing with your ESL classmates and explain orally what you learned about your child and his/her views about school.  Take the picture to the parent-teacher conference and share with the teacher. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 5:                        

Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.    

Assessment Task B) 

Attend at least one school function in addition to the parent-teacher conference.

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 5:      

Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.

Assessment Task C) 

Choose one of the activities listed below and do with your child at home on a regular basis for six weeks. Use the Home Activity form to evaluate this experience. (See Resources Section, Home Activity Form).  

 

 

 

 

                        

Intended Outcome 5:

Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.  

Assessment Task D)

Observe your child at play and evaluate his or her development.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 5:                        

Parents recognize their role as their child’s first teacher and take an active part in their education.  

 

Assessment Task E)

Make informed decisions about television as a family activity.

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task F)  

Tell a story to your children  

(See Lesson Plans Section, Lesson 1:  “The Gingerbread Man”).

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 6:

Maintain a safe environment for children.  

 

Assessment Task A)                                

Evaluate the home for child safety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 6:                        

Parents maintain a safe environment for children.  

Assessment Task B)                                

Demonstrate appropriate selection, installation, and use of child safety restraints according to the laws in your state. 

(See Lesson Plans Section, Lesson 5: Child Car Seat Safety. Also refer to your state Department of Transportation for brochures or handouts on this topic).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task C)    

Conduct a fire drill with your family at home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 6:                        

Parents maintain a safe environment for children.

 

Assessment Task D)                               

Demonstrate how to get emergency help.

 

 

 

   

Assessment Task E)                                

Make a First Aid kit for the home.

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 7:                        

Parents manage money effectively in the family.  

 

Assessment Task A)    

Clarify family roles and attitudes toward money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task B)

Evaluate the effects of advertising on buying behavior.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intended Outcome 7:                        

Parents manage money effectively in the family.  

Assessment Task C)  

Use comparison-shopping to manage expenses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Task D)                               

Create a plan to manage money in your family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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