ERIC Number: ED037883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
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Understanding and Teaching the Slower Student.
Sackmary, Arnold, Ed.; Winters, Stanley A., Ed.
The collection of readings on the slow learner contains articles on understanding the educable adolescent, the interdisciplinary approach, organizing experience units for the educable mentally handicapped, operant conditioning techniques to establish motivation, and curriculum ideas. Included are discussions of developmental schedules of oral-aural language reading for the young mentally handicapped child, reading survey tests, classroom techniques for teaching modern math, a project for general mathematical concepts, a program for teaching social skills, and a language arts curriculum. Papers are also presented on physical education, inclusion and exclusion in physical education, group reactions to a physical education program, dancing, the development of personal poise, the child's attitude toward special education classes, vocational curriculum, vocational training, employer attitudes, post school employment adjustment, trends in service employment, and the future prospects of exceptional children. (JM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Curriculum Development, Employer Attitudes, Exceptional Child Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mental Retardation, Motivation Techniques, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Reading Instruction, Slow Learners, Social Adjustment, Teaching Methods, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education
MSS Educational Publishing Company, Inc., 19 East 48th Street, New York, New York 10017 ($5.00)
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