ERIC Number: ED083770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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A Model Program of Comprehensive Educational Services for Students With Learning Problems.
Union Township Board of Education, NJ.
Programs are described for learning-disabled or mantally-handicapped elementary and secondary students in regular and special classes in Union, New Jersey, and approximately 58 instructional episodes involving student made objects for understanding technology are presented. In part one, components of the model program such as the multi-learning disability class, core program, occupational program for retarded students, employment orientation, a perceptual training activity bank, and inservice training using a microwave television broadcast system are described. Appended are by-laws for a teacher/parent council, an equipment list for the occupational center, and descriptions of vocational/occupational programs for handicapped students. In part two, teacher developed regular class activities for the children's technology curriculum are usually described in terms of academic area to be remediated, source of materials needed for construction, motivation, and procedure (diagrams are included). At the lower primary level, students are introduced to use of basic tools. At the primary and intermediate levels, students make items such as a potholder rack, book rack, sawhorse, and bluebird home, or use the adding machine, calculator, and typewriter. Included for intermediate level students are activities for experimenting with plants and for building a galvanometer, a weather station, an incubator, an electric question game, and a water table demonstration model. (MC)
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: Union Township Board of Education, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey