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FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES [ FCS ]

EDUCATION , TRAINING AND HUMAN SERVICES
Child and Human Development [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Intended Audience : Grades 9 , 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Study of human development
Projects , Activities , etc .:
• Explore careers related to child and human development throughout the lifespan : early childhood , elementary education , etc .
• Observation of children
• Exploration and application of child and human development related research
• Knowledge of physical , intellectual , emotional and social development
Instructional Focus : Discussion , small / large group activities , project based activities , guest presenters , observation and research . Co-curricular Connection : Educators Rising
Early Childhood Careers [ Students may earn Articulated College Credit ] Prerequisite / Selection Process : Child and Human Development Intended Audience : Grades 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Research child related careers and occupations such as education , child psychology , child life specialists , child-related medical fields , child-related businesses [ books , games , toys , software , entertainment , clothing …] and human / social services , etc .
• Plan and develop lessons and activities for children
• Exploration and application of child related research
• Non-paid class time internship in the onsite school readiness preschool
• Leadership development , occupational development skills and service learning
Co-Curricular Connection : FCCLA Co-curricular Connection : Educators Rising
Early Childhood Parenting Program Prerequisite / Selection Process : Pregnant or parenting students accessing the CAPE daycare program Intended Audience : Pregnant or parenting studenings accessing the CAPE daycare program Credit : One trimester = 0.5 Elective Major Ourcomes : Students will learn important life skills , self-advocacy , nutrition , advocating for the baby / child , interpersonal skills , parenting skills including , but not limited to feeding , hygiene , discipline / setting expectations , achieving growth milestones , accessing community resources . Projects , Activities , etc : Observation of babies / child ; goal setting for indivdual needs
Coll Foundation of Education [ Concurrent enrollment with Anoka Ramsey Community College ] Intended Audience :
• Grade 10 ( Passed MCA Reading Test with Meets or Exceeds )
• Grade 11 ( GPA in top 33 percent of class or GPA of 3.5 or above )
• Grade 12 ( GPA in top 50 percent of class or GPA of 3.0 or above )
• Or instructor approval Credit : Two trimesters / One Period = 1.0 credit Successful completion will earn 4 college credits . Major Outcomes :
• Exploration of the education profession
• Exploration and application of topics related to education : learning , assessment , history , instructional strategies
• 30 hours Field Experience Instructional Focus : Discussion , small / large group activities , Project based activities , Guest presenters , field trips , observations
DESIGN AND VISUAL ARTS
Fabric , Apparel , and Design Intended Audience : Grades 9 , 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Application of the principles and elements of design
• Explore all of the careers available in the fabric , apparel and design pathway
• Exposure to a variety of equipment , tools , and supplies for fashion , textiles and apparel construction , alteration and repair
• Clothing construction and design Projects , Activities , etc .: Design sketches related to the principles and elements of design Instructional Focus : hands on activities focused on fashion design and apparel construction Students will receive art credit for this course
Interior Design and Housing Intended Audience : Grades 9 , 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Understanding factors that influence housing decisions
• Elements and principles of art and design related to housing
• Practice drawing floor plans and elevations to scale
• Selection and arrangement of furniture Project , Activities , etc : Create design project ( s ) focused on client needs . Instructional Focus : Designing functional and attractive spaces for individual and / or professional use
FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Consumer Strategies Intended Audience : Grades 9 , 10 , 11 , and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Investing and Savings
• Careers and College
• Income and Taxes
• Banking and Credit
• Protecting your Identity
• Budgeting and Spending
• Housing Projects , Activities , etc .: Develop a personal life plan Instructional Focus : Guest presenters and interactive activities
Interpersonal Relationships Intended Audience : Grades 9 , 10 , 11 and 12 Credit : One trimester = 0.5 credit Major Outcomes :
• Understanding Families , Self , and Personal development .
• Effective communication skills
• Understanding and developing healthy relationships
• Conflict resolution strategies
• Recognizing harassment , abuse and prejudice in relationships
Projects , Activities , etc .: Self surveys and reflection , In depth discussions , Practice of strategies to use Instructional Focus : Scenarios , Self discovery , research and discussion
Honors Family and Consumer Sciences Internship Prerequisite / Selection Process : Application and interview required . Intended Audience : Grade 12 college and career-bound students pursuing service occupation careers including ; child care , cosmetology , design , Interior Design or Fashion , education , Culinary and social services Credit : Up to three credits available ( 0.5 credit per trimester for seminar , 0.5 credit per trimester for work ); students enroll for up to three trimesters which is preferred by employers / internship sites Major Outcomes :
• Paid career experience
• Leadership development
• Service / volunteerism
• Career development
• Communication skills Activities , etc .: Develop a career portfolio , attend leadership conferences , participate in community / school service projects , and compete in career related competitions through Educators Rising & FCCLA Instructional Focus : On the job training , individualized career development , discussion , small / large group activities , field trips Co-curricular Connection : FCCLA , Educators Rising
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