ERIC Number: ED226538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Visually Impaired: Curriculum Guide.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
The curriculum guide provides guidelines for developing academic and living vocational skills in visually handicapped students from preschool to adolescence. The document, divided into two sections, outlines objectives, teaching strategies, and materials for each skill area. Section 1 covers the following academic skills: communication, mathematics, social studies, and science. The living/vocational skills addressed in section 2 are divided into six developmental levels and include: understanding of self and others, orientation and mobility, health, safety, work skills, home management, motor development and physical activities, and fine arts and individual expression. Each skill area section in the guide is preceded by an introduction which offers information on teaching methods, sample projects, and planning. Appendixes include a program overview chart, a student profile/checklist, and a list of resources. (SW)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Home Management, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Mathematics, Motor Development, Preschool Education, Safety, Science Instruction, Self Expression, Skill Development, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments, Visually Handicapped Mobility, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Note: For related information, see EC 151 015-018.