Presentation on theme: "Is it Family Studies. Family Studies is to enable students to be aware of the skills they need to develop as they transition to adulthood, and all the."— Presentation transcript:
Family Studies is to enable students to be aware of the skills they need to develop as they transition to adulthood, and all the events and adventures that await them after school Students are encouraged to become self directed individuals who set goals, make thoughtful decisions, and take responsibility for pursuing their goals throughout life, while understanding the options that are available for them.
Skills and Experiences in Family Studies Courses Foods -Food labs involve working with others and delegating tasks within the group -Many lab experiences also involve budgeting money and time -Must work within groups to communicate effectively Clothing -Creatively alter and recycle clothing which is no longer usable into garments which fit the needs of the individual -Learn the intricacies of clothing and adornment in presenting oneself as it is related to non-verbal communication Parenting -Create activities and toys which fit the needs of the audience (children at different developmental stages) -Through the baby simulation assignment, individuals learn to schedule time and adapt to new circumstances Housing -Adapt living arrangements to the needs of the individual -Arrange space so that it is usable to the needs of the company (office and home space) -Familiar with different rental and ownership agreements and the bills associated with them Resource Management -Budgeting within the family and business -Aware of employer and employee rights -Familiar with the requirements of safety within the workplace -Delegating within the group to accomplish task