Compare how families affect work life and how work life affects families.
DefinitionComparison should include the financial, social, intellectual, emotional, ethical, and legal issues involved in work and family roles.
- What effects do technological changes in the workplace have on families?
- What effects do workplace trends have on families?
- What are the benefits and disadvantages of work as it relates to family?
- What may be the effects of family stress and/or change in the workplace?
- How can the importance of work life be communicated to family members and the importance of family life be communicated to those in the workplace?
- How can communication skills help balance the effects of family life on work and work life on families?
- What leadership techniques aid in the development of workplace change?
- How can the family and the employer develop leadership skills in individuals?
- How can leadership skills be integrated into the family and the workplace?
- How can an individual’s management skills be integrated into the family as well as the workplace?
- How can one analyze the interplay between work life and family life?
- What management skills minimize negative effects of family life on work and the effects of work on family life?
- How does one determine priorities toward work and families?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
History and Social Science
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
- planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
- analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
- comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
- evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
- constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
- explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
- taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
- using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
- applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
- communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
A Better You
Balancing Family and Career
Meet the Challenge
Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
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National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze different kinds of reasoning (e.g., scientific, practical, interpersonal).