ERIC Number: ED021348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: 0
The Slow Learning Program in the Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The curriculum guide defines its organization and use, curricular approach, and the teaching methodology for special classes of slow learners (educable mentally handicapped) in the Cincinnati Public Schools. The instructional program is build around 12 persisting life problems; health, safety, communication, citizenship, family life, social relationships, physical environment, cutlural activities, leisure, livelihood, money management, and travel. Both general and detailed learning outcomes plus suggested activities are given for four age groups (6 to 9 years, 10 to 12, 13 to 15, and 16 to 18). Use of the curricular content in daily classroom programs is illustrated by sample teaching units which employ content from several of the persisting life situations. Suggested teaching units for various subject areas are listed, and guides for organizing the daily classroom program are presented. (TS)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Arithmetic, Citizenship, Consumer Education, Curriculum, Exceptional Child Education, Health Education, Home Economics, Instructional Programs, Language Arts, Leisure Time, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Prevocational Education, Program Development, Reading, Safety, Sciences, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Travel Training
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.