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ERIC Number: ED127457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Secondary Education Curriculum for Educable Mentally Retarded Students.
The aim of this curriculum guide is to help teachers train educable mentally retarded high school students with marketable skills, enabling them to compete in the world of work. Stress is on teaching appropriate work attitudes as well as skills. Four sections included are (1) Reading: Development of Reading Ability to Highest Intellectual Level, Development of Oral Comprehension to Same or Greater Degree, Ability to Read to Make Life and Work Easier; (2) Mathematics: Use of Four Basic Arithmetic Skills; (3) English: Ability to Communicate as Well in Writing as Vervally; (4) Preparation for Work: Assembly Line Worker, Worker for a Small Corporation, Short Order Cook, Restaurant Worker. Each section is presented in chart form with the following headings: Behavioral Objectives, Suggested Solution for Teacher, Suggested Activities for Students, and Evaluation. Each section is prefaced by a brief discussion and statement of the goals. Training activities are reinforced by nine appendixes. A bibliography and evaluation sheet for the curriculum guide are included. (TA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.