ERIC Number: ED112614
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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Specialized Vocational Training Program Development. Final Report.
The final report of the Bristol Township School District (Pennsylvania) training program for the educable mentally retarded presents instructional units for the areas of preschool education, child care, shipping and receiving, maintenance and food services. It is explained that the project uses school service personnel to supervise students in vocational training situations within the school. Classroom teachers are said to use the manual to help students understand the roles of service personnel. Each unit is color coded and contains daily lesson plans with information on general concepts, behavioral objectives, readings experiences, learning experiences, and student activities. Also provided are separate student activity sheets which can be reproduced for classroom use. Examples of lessons are awareness of body parts and safety on the playground (teaching the preschooler unit); growth and development in early childhood (child care unit); safety aspect of lifting and stacking procedure (shipping and receiving unit); using a time card and ordinary outside house maintenance (maintenance unit); and kitchen equipment (food services unit). (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bristol Township School District, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania