ERIC Number: ED065954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug-2
A Demonstration Class for Educationally Handicapped Children.
Northeast Indiana Regional Instructional Resource Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Ft. Wayne.
Described is a demonstration class for educationally handicapped children said to have two major goals of demonstrating teaching techniques and strategies and of serving those children not receiving appropriate service in regular classrooms. Brief comments are made concerning the first goal, followed by practical suggestions for effective teaching techniques. Secondary objectives are noted as experimentation with various approaches for teaching, development of supportive research, dissemination of information concerning program, and demonstration to schools of techniques for management. Teacher objectives and correlate behaviors are outlined; included are demonstration of consistent teacher behavior, approximation of a regular school day routine, minimization of teacher verbalizations, fostering behaviors necessary for independence and dependence, provision of consistent appropriate positive and aversive reinforcers, demonstration of model behavior for child to pattern, fostering appropriate child peer relationship, and charting of behaviors. Objectives, evaluations, and progress of six enrolled children are provided, followed by numerous charts of the children with data collected by teachers and supervisor. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Saint Francis Coll., Fort Wayne, IN.; Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Northeast Indiana Regional Instructional Resource Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Ft. Wayne.