ERIC Number: ED047467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
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A Course of Study and Suggestions for Curriculum Implementation: Special Classes (EMR).
Allport, Marion; And Others
Presented is a course of study for educable mentally retarded (EMR) students at the primary, intermediate, junior high, and senior high levels. The purpose is to define in outline form the general areas of learning experiences able to promote the development of competencies appropriate to EMR students. The objectives of the instructional program, stated as Continuing Life Problems or Social Life Needs, and comprising the essential components of the program, are as follows: health in daily living; safety in daily living; understanding oneself, one's environment, and managing personal affairs; getting along with and communicating with others; rights, privileges, and responsibilities; family living; earning a living and managing money; traveling and moving about in the community; using leisure time; and participating in community life. Each of these overall objectives is subdivided into constituent elements, and attitudes, understandings, and skills to be established in each area at the various age levels are delineated. Included is a curriculum model illustrating the relationships among the pupil, special class organization, academic expectations, objectives, and teaching methods. (KW)
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Authoring Institution: Oakland Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California