ERIC Number: ED027647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Educable Mentally Retarded; Guide for Curriculum Development.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Designed to aid in developing instructional programs in North Carolina, the guide defines the educable mentally retarded (EMR) and presents the goal of the EMR education program. Also outlined are principles and methods of instruction, traditional areas of the curriculum as they relate to the EMR, and development of a sequential curriculum. Basic learnings in social competencies, communication skills, and number concepts are listed at each of four levels: primary, elementary, junior high, and senior high. A bibliography cites 13 general references and 20 publications in the areas of curriculum, speech and language development, physical activities, periodicals, and curriculum guides. Appendixes provide information on field trips, daily class schedule, grading, reporting to parents, and approximating mental age from IQ and chronological age. (DF)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Exceptional Child Education, High Schools, Interpersonal Competence, Junior High Schools, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Number Concepts, Primary Education, Program Content, Program Development, State Programs, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers: North Carolina