What's the latest buzz in Hollywood?. Everybody's doing it. Vin Diesel. Tom Cruise. and Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith!. FAMILY STUDIES. What is Family Studies?. NO!. NO!. and NO!. If you said something like “courses offered to women to make them better wives and mothers”.
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What's the latest buzz in Hollywood? Everybody's doing it ....
and Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith!
If you said something like “courses offered to women to make them better wives and mothers”.
You are completely WRONG!
That was then and this is now...
Times have changed and so have our families… Insert photo here
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Society is more “egalitarian” Meaning today everyone shares household duties and work equally
It's not just mom & dad... Now YOU can do it too!
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BUT – before we continue any further there is another stereotype we have to ‘clean’ up… Family Studies isn’t just about household tasks, and babysitting …
Family Studies is about… • Relationships • Healthy Eating & Food Preparation • Managing your Money • Living on your own • Designing & Decorating your Living Space • Fashion & Clothing Construction/Creation • Working with Children • Celebrating Cultural Diversity • …and much more!
Family Studies offers you the opportunity to take a variety of courses at levels to complement your interests and career plans
Courses in: foods & nutrition, parenting, life skills, fashion, housing, resource management, family life, anthropology & psychology, and sociology
What are you interested in?
If you would like to learn more about ... • How to prepare a variety of foods • Dieting and eating disorders • •How to improve your communication and group work skills • •How to spend your food money wisely • •How to eat healthy in restaurants • •How culture influences our food choices you might be interested in taking...
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If you would like to learn more about ... • How to get along better with family and friends • How to eat healthy • How to improve your communication skills • How to spend money wisely • How to deal with peer pressure • Healthy dating relationships you might be interested in taking...
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Individual and Family Living - HIF20 • How to eat healthy • How to improve your communication skills • How to spend money wisely • How to deal with peer pressure • Healthy dating relationships • How to get along better with family and friends
Food & Nutrition - HFN20 • How to prepare a variety of foods • Dieting and eating disorders • •How to improve your communication and group work skills • •How to spend your food money wisely • •How to eat healthy in restaurants • •How culture influences our food choices
Later on... in Grade 11 and 12 You can explore the areas of ...
FASHION Individual and Family Living - HIF20
Fashion and Creative Expression – HNC30 • What does your clothing say about you? • Who “really” decides what you wear? • How do you plan and care for your wardrobe? • Learn the answers to these questions and then some… try your hand creating your own garment and fashion accessories.
The Fashion Industry – HNB40 • Investigate why we wear the clothes we do • Learn about the Canadian fashion industry and the global market • Develop an understanding of fabric – from fibre to finished goods • Design and produce your own ‘line of clothing’ • Discover a career in fashion
PARENTING & CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Parenting – HPC30 • Focus on the skills and knowledge needed to promote the positive and healthy development of children • Practice communication and effective discipline techniques • Create and participate in children's activities • Participate in an infant simulation experience
Living and Working with Children – HPW3C • Enhance your interpersonal and communication skills • Observe and interact with children and parents in your community • Explore child development and occupational opportunities • Create activities to meet developmental needs of children
Parenting & Human Growth & Development – HPD4E • Explore parenting and caregiving as a lifestyle and/or a career choice • Discover the importance of a healthy beginning as it relates to human development • Learn how to help children grow emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially • Analyze the impact the media has on children and families • Participate in real-life setting to apply knowledge gained through the course
Issues in Human Growth and Development – HHG4M • Brain Science – Investigate its impact on development from conception through the first 5 years • Attachment and bonding – How do they affect our relationships throughout our life? • Family…School…Media…Friends – How do these impact the lives of children? • Explore the similarities and differences in the way children are raised around the world • Be a part of a real-life setting – Apply what you learn – Prepare for the future!
Managing Personal and Family Resources – HIR3C • Explore goals setting, decision making, budgeting and relationships • Get the inside track on resource management and workplace skills • Discover your talents through practical projects
Managing Personal Resources – HIP3E • Learn to manage your personal resources – time, money and talent • Develop interpersonal skills • Make wise and responsible personal and occupational choices • Discover your talents through practical projects
Food & Nutrition Sciences – HFA4M • Analyze your personal dietary choices • Experiment with new food preparation techniques • Investigate Canadian and world food security issues • Discover where your food comes from. Trace the journey from ‘farm to table’ or is that ‘lab to table’?
Living Spaces and Shelter – HLS30 • Setting up your first apartment • Decorating to match current trends and personal style • Modifying space to meet individual needs • Investigate careers in the housing industry • Design and create household crafts and accessories
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Intro to Anthropology, Psychology, & Sociology – HSP3M • Explore what makes us human • Investigate the issues that have captured the imagination of classical and contemporary social scientists • Explore theories related to cultural patterns • Analyze the roles of the mass media in influencing individual and group behaviour • Study cliques, gangs, cults and clubs
Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society – HHS4M The myth says “all families are the same” • Study the history of the family and speculate on its future direction • Investigate why opposites attract… or not • Explore the origins of different lifestyles • Investigate the various roles we assume; as an individual, a partner, a parent, a caregiver