ERIC Number: ED109852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
A Course of Study for the Trainable Mentally Retarded: A Guide to Curriculum Development in Elementary and Secondary Schools.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Presented is a curriculum guide for elementary and secondary level trainable mentally retarded students. Objectives and illustrative behaviors are provided for the following aspects of personal development: self-awareness and self-concept, self-help independence, physical development (including body image and motor skills), music, and art. Among the skills discussed in a section on growing within the environment are learning to participate in a variety of situations (including work, play, and leisure); developing appropriate behaviors in the home, school, and community; strengthening communication skills; developing time, space, measurement, and money concepts; learning homemaking skills; and developing vocational abilities. Provided in two appendixes are a discussion of legal provisions concerning curriculum development for the trainable retarded and a list of suggested furniture and equipment. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.