ERIC Number: ED025878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Teaching the Educable Mentally Retarded.
Love, Harold D.
The text discusses the behavior, evaluation, and education of mentally retarded children. Harold D. Love presents an overview of the retarded, a description of intelligence and personality tests, and a historical survey of retardation; Virginia Cantrell reviews the educational philosophies and methods of Itard, Seguin, and Montessori. Shirley K. Henderson, Loreta Holder, and Mary K. Steward discuss curricular approaches emphasizing the integrated life experience, and curriculum and methodology for teaching reading, writing, spelling, arithmetic, physical education, music, and art. Also included are Love's paper on parental attitudes toward their retarded children and Philip C. Chin's on high school work-study programs for the educable retarded. (LE)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Exceptional Child Education, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Parent Attitudes, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Psychological Evaluation, Research Reviews (Publications), Sensory Training, Social Development, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Tests, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Work Study Programs
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704.
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Identifiers: Itard (Jean); Montessori (Maria); Seguin (Edouard O)