ERIC Number: ED107067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Interpersonal Social Skills: A Prototype Manual of Activities; 1974-1975.
San Diego County Dept. of Education, CA.
The manual presents activities designed to teach educationally handicapped children (K-6) interpersonal social skills. Group problem solving and individual behavior control techniques are emphasized. Described are approximately 45 games, role playing situations, critical incident simulations, and cartoon discussions. Entries usually contain information on purpose, materials, and playing instructions. The section on behavior modification includes an overview, discussion of reinforcers, 12 sample strategies for changing undesirable behavior, and a summary of behavior analysis. Examples are given of such motivational curriculum aids as achievement awards, learning contracts, and pupil progress reports. A bibliography of human relations and behavior modification teaching materials is also provided. (CL)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Games, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Disabilities, Operant Conditioning, Peer Relationship, Social Development, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Diego County Dept. of Education, CA.