ERIC Number: ED025867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Continuing Program for Mentally Retarded Pupils in the Warwick Public Schools, Grades 7-12.
Warwick School District, RI.
A job training and work experience program for educable mentally handicapped (EMR) students in grades 7 to 12 is presented in this curriculum guide. The EMR student is defined and the parent teacher relationship, organization of educable classes, overall goals of secondary instruction, and the instructional work experience program (including the purpose and criteria for admission, are described. Units included cover home, school, and community living; basic health needs; nutritional needs; management of materials and money; finding and applying for a job; and study of available vocational opportunities. Each unit gives objectives and the unit summary as well as approach, core, and culminating and evaluation activities. Classroom activities in this activity learning program are related to the work experience. Appendixes are copies of forms covering parent-student-school agreement, student information, student school agreement, student progress, and the certificate of achievement. Vocational rehabilitation services and an 18-item bibliography are also included. (SN)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Citizenship Responsibility, Consumer Education, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Experiential Learning, Family Life Education, Health Education, Home Economics, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Secondary School Students, Student Adjustment, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Warwick School District, RI.