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ERIC Number: ED001851
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 77
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TENTATIVE CURRICULUN GUIDE FOR AN RL PROGRAM MATHEMATICS.
Grossmont Union High School District, CA.
IN TEACHING THE SLOW LEARNER, LITTLE USE SHOULD BE MADE OF READING AND BOOK STUDY. THESE PUPILS HAVE TROUBLE IN DEFINING, DISTINGUISHING, ANALYZING, AND MEMORIZING, AND ARE LOW IN ACHIEVEMENT, DOMINANCE, IMAGINATION, AND CURIOSITY. THEIR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE SIMPLE, WITH EMPHASIS ON THE CONSTRUCTIONAL AND MANUAL. CLASS ROUTINE SHOULD BE STRICT AND WORK PRESENTED IN PRACTICAL SITUATIONS. CURRICULAR CONTENT OF MATHEMATICS SHOULD BE RELATED TO THE ROLE THE SLOW LEARNER WILL SOON PLAY AS AN ADULT CONSUMER. ITEMS TO BE INCLUDED ARE BUDGET PLANNING, INSTALLMENT BUYING, SIMPLE MACHINES, ELECTRICITY, AND VOCATIONAL TRADES. A TYPICAL SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE FOR NINTH GRADERS IS GIVEN. TEXTS AND HELPFUL VISUAL AIDS AND PROCEDURES ARE SUGGESTED. INDIVIDUAL SUPERVISION IS USEFUL AND DRILL PROBLEMS AND THE CONTRACT SYSTEM OF WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS CAN BE USED. THE UNITS, OBJECTIVES, AND VOCABULARY OF THE RETARDED LEARNER (RL) PROGRAM TO BE ADOPTED ARE GIVEN. THE SPECIFIC TEACHING GUIDE FOR THIS PROGRAM LISTS THE ACTIVITIES TO BE UNDERTAKEN, THE TEACHER'S ROLE IN EACH, AND THE REASON EACH IS INCLUDED. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS A LIST OF AVAILABLE FILMS AND OTHER TEACHING AIDS, AND SAMPLE DRILLS AND TESTS.
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Authoring Institution: Grossmont Union High School District, CA.
Identifiers: California (Grossmont)