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ERIC Number: ED102802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jan
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Industrial Arts for Elementary Mentally Retarded Children: An Attempt to Redefine and Clarify Goals: Occasional Paper #3.
Rynders, John E.
Industrial arts instruction for elementary school retarded children promotes sociovocational habits (such as consideration for others and thoroughness), and academic skills (such as perceptual-motor skills and number concepts), and also provides unique experiences with concrete materials. In addition to reinforcing the school's general goals, industrial arts can be a diversionary activity for the child. Behavioral goals incorporating sociovocational and academic skills should be established for pre-school through high school instruction to maximize the adult retardate's vocational adjustment. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research, Development, and Demonstration Center in Education of Handicapped Children.