ERIC Number: ED364779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Skills for Independent Living (Senior 2). Interim Guide.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
This curriculum guide was developed for the 110-hour, 1-credit course in independent living for high schools in Manitoba. The course includes components that emphasize the knowledge, skills, and behavior necessary for persons to make informed decisions, solve problems, and maximize their potential as individuals and as contributing members of their families and the community. The curriculum consists of seven units that cover the following topics: introduction (establishing a classroom environment), enterprise and innovation, learning skills, self-management, managing your resources, the world of work, and independent study. Unit contents are as follows: general information about the topics covered for the teacher, major objectives, minor objectives correlated with suggested student activities and teacher notes, and appendixes that include further information for the teacher, student activity sheets, and transparency masters. The curriculum guide also includes the following components: (1) a curriculum overview including a rationale, program goals, program objectives for each unit, scope and sequence, methodology, evaluation methods, and teacher characteristics; (2) information on working with students with special needs and with adult learners; and (3) teacher tools (suggested field trips and guest speaker activities, guidelines for working in small groups, unit planning with students, building classroom climate, the interdisciplinary approach, student projects, community resources, communication techniques, and a 16-item bibliography.) (KC)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making Skills, Educational Resources, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Exceptional Persons, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Job Application, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities, Lesson Plans, Money Management, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Time Management, Units of Study, Values Clarification
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Note: Nearly two-thirds of the document is printed on colored stock.