ERIC Number: ED195468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Teaching Social Studies in the Mainstreamed Classroom. MAVIS Sourcebook 6.
Singleton, Laurel R.; Leslie, Madge
This sourcebook identifies readings, agencies, equipment, and curriculum materials which can serve as resources for mainstreaming visually impaired students into regular classrooms. The chapter on readings suggests 20 resources on the following topics: Public Law 94-142; individualized educational programming; visual impairments: effects and adaptations; and teaching visually impaired students. Bibliographical information and abstracts are presented. Also listed are 11 teacher-training packages. Another chapter describes the services of eight agencies and organizations, including the American Foundation for the Blind, the Association for Education of the Visually Handicapped, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Among the special materials discussed in still another chapter are braille texts, large print books, recorded texts, special writing paper, and three dimensional objects. Further discussion explains the use of mobility aids, optical aids, adaptive classroom equipment, reading/writing aids, math and science aids, and social studies aids. A final chapter lists selected resources for teaching students about disabilities. Described in detail are eight supplementary curriculum packages, four curriculum guides and articles, 20 books including fiction and biographies, and nine films. (AV)
Descriptors: Agencies, Audiovisual Aids, Braille, Children, Educational Equipment, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Large Type Materials, Mainstreaming, Organizations (Groups), Resource Materials, Sensory Aids, Social Studies, Teacher Education, Teaching Guides, Visual Impairments
Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., 855 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 ($15.00 per set).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.