Facs Curric Overview 2008

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Facs Curric Overview 2008

  1. 1. Just the “FACS” Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum Overview Fall 2008 Presented by Ellen Robertson
  2. 2. FACS <ul><li>The focus of all curriculum in 6-12 is to prepare individuals to be competent, confident and caring in managing their </li></ul><ul><ul><li>personal lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>family lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>career lives </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. 6th Grade 10 Week Course <ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Relationships Time: 1 week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Development Time: week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition and Wellness Time: 3 weeks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing Management Time: 3 weeks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Connections Time: 1 week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Environment Management Time: 1 week </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 7th Grade 20 Week Course <ul><li>Career Development, Time: 2 Weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing Management, Time: 3 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Resource Management, Time: 3 Weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Family/Parenting, Time: 1 Week </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management, Time: 1 week </li></ul><ul><li>Human Development, Time: 1 Week </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition and Wellness, Time: 8 Weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Environment Management, Time: 1 week </li></ul>
  5. 5. High School Electives <ul><li>Child Development </li></ul><ul><li>Child Development 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Adolescent Development </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Living </li></ul><ul><li>Gourmet Foods </li></ul><ul><li>Culture and Foods </li></ul>
  6. 6. Curriculum Writing <ul><li>September 2005 first revision of “Home Ec” curriculum since 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>State Ed curriculums ONLY for grade 6 and 7 not high school electives </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum writing Summers 06, 07, 08 </li></ul><ul><li>Scope and sequences </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Objective and Supporting Objectives and Competencies </li></ul>
  7. 7. Curriculum Writing cont’d <ul><li>Grade 6 and 7 progress for all units: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase1: Setting the Stage (all complete) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Performance indicators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understandings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Declarative knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Procedural knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2: Assessment (working on making major projects global) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 3: Delivery of Instruction (refining resources) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standardized grading schemes for all courses </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Curriculum Writing High School <ul><li>Topical outline and timeline, performance objective and supporting objectives and competencies developed for all courses. </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 1 and 2 developed for Child Development, Child Development 2, Gourmet Foods </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2008-09 Emphasis <ul><li>Theme of energy conservation threaded throughout each course </li></ul><ul><li>Increased use of technology and visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Middle school and high school joint “Going Green” project using new technologies to promote a campaign District-wide </li></ul>

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