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ERIC Number: ED015571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Apr
Pages: 13
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Reference Count: 0
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AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE. DEVELOPING A MODERN CURRICULUM FOR RETARDED CHILDREN THROUGH STATEWIDE PARTICIPATION AND COOPERATION.
BLESSING, KENNETH R.
THIS REPORT ON EFFORTS TO DEVELOP A CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR WISCONSIN SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSES REVIEWS FOUR METHODS OF APPROACHING THE PROBLEM AND PRESENTS THE RATIONALE FOR CHOOSING THE NEEDS OR PROBLEM APPROACH. LOCAL SPECIAL EDUCATORS AS WELL AS COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY STAFF WERE INVITED TO ASSIST IN DEVELOPING THE CURRICULUM AROUND THE FOLLOWING 12 PERSISTING LIFE SITUATIONS--(1) KEEPING HEALTHY, (2) LIVING SAFELY, (3) UNDERSTANDING ONE'S SELF AND GETTING ALONG WITH OTHERS, (4) COMMUNICATING IDEAS, (5) USING LEISURE TIME WISELY, (6) TRAVELING AND MOVING ABOUT, (7) EARNING A LIVING, (8) HOMEMAKING, (9) APPRECIATION, CREATION, AND ENJOYMENT OF BEAUTY, (10) HANDLING AND ADJUSTING TO ONE'S SOCIAL, TECHNOLOGICAL, AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT, (11) MANAGING ONE'S MONEY, AND (12) BEING A RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN. AN OUTLINE OF TRAVELING AND MOVING ABOUT IS PRESENTED. COMPLETED AND PARTIALLY COMPLETED CURRICULUM SECTIONS ARE LISTED. THE ADDITIONAL WORKING COMMITTEES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE CURRICULUM ARE GIVEN. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF 12 REFERENCES IS INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers: MADISON