ERIC Number: ED182886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Towards the Prevention of Mental Retardation in the Next Generation. Volume I.
Intended for teachers of junior and senior high school students, the document outlines a course on the prevention of mental retardation through education of future parents. Introductory matter suggests that the teacher take 15 classes to cover the material. Lessons are organized into seven major areas: introduction to mental retardation and responsibilities of the teenager, woman and man, woman and man planning for a child, pregnant woman and father, woman in labor and birth and the father, and mother and father of the newborn. Information on each lesson includes the following: objectives, a pretest to test the knowledge and attitudes of students before the lesson, background information for the teacher, an outline of the mini-lecture presentation for the students, classroom experience options, outside classroom experience options, an action checklist, a posttest, and selected references. Masters for dittos and transparancies and lists of community and state agencies, government agencies, audiovisuals, and directories are also given. (SBH)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Curriculum Guides, Family Life Education, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Mental Retardation, Parenthood Education, Pregnancy, Prevention, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Sex Education, Teaching Guides
East Allen County Schools, 1240 U.S. 30 East, New Haven, IN 46774 ($12.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Innovative Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: East Allen County Schools, New Haven, IN.
Note: A Health Education Curriculum: Course of Study-Resource Manual for Junior and Senior High School Students; Print is small and variable on some pages; For related information, see EC 122 934