ERIC Number: ED079881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
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A Curriculum Guide for Teachers of Educable Mentally Handicapped.
Alexander, Lonie; And Others
Presented in the curriculum guide for teachers of mentally retarded (EMR) children in Brevard County, Florida, are preprimary, primary, intermediate, junior high school, and occupational training programs. Listed for preprimary level are skills objectives and suggested activities for such areas as auditory discrimination, constancy, and tactual kinesthetics. Given for the primary level are skills objectives and activities to develop communication (such as watching, listening, reading, or working with numbers), and social competencies (pertaining to home, school, health, cultural heritage, science, art, and music). Intermediate level objectives and activities suggested are expanded from primary level to include time, money, and mathematics in the area of communication, and more complexity in social competencies; and included are sample lesson plans for writing, spelling, or money management, and sample units for social studies, science, and primary level. Provided for junior high level are guides for language development, social studies, science, health, safety, and vocational preparation. Given for the three year occupational training program (which includes academic and prevocational work, school employment, and full time employment), are guides for academic instruction, occupational readiness, and specific skill building (such as auto mechanics, building trades, or home economics). Also described are program planning techniques (individualizing students' programs, making referrals, ordering materials and arranging field trips); and procedures for obtaining vocational rehabilitation services. Listed for each level are instructional materials, with sources. (MC)
Descriptors: Books, Communication Skills, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Health, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Money Management, Music, Program Development, School Districts, Social Development, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: Brevard County School Board, Cocoa, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida