ERIC Number: ED208138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
A Parallel Teaching Package for Special Education/Industrial Arts.
Lenti, Donna M., Comp.; And Others
This teaching package presents information and materials for use by special and industrial arts educators in teaching learning-disabled students. It may also be of use to guidance counselors and administrators for student counseling and placement. The package is comprised of two primary units. Unit 1 overviews the field of learning disabilities to familiarize industrial arts instructors with the nature and needs of special students. It includes student characteristics, related vocabulary, descriptions of diagnostic tests, role of the secondary learning disability resource room teacher, classroom strategies, hints for cooperation between special and vocational instructors, and sample forms. The second unit provides the special education resource teacher with an overview of and information related to six industrial arts areas: drafting, electricity, graphic arts, metalworking, power mechanics, and woodworking. The format for each shop area includes brief introduction, general goals, areas covered, safety procedures, texts and supplements with readability level indicated, key word vocabulary list with definitions, tools, equipment and machines, outline of math skills, math pretest, related teaching aids, list of related occupational opportunities, and skills checklist. Appendixes include lists of additional selected resources and trade schools in Connecticut. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Drafting, Educational Cooperation, Electricity, Graphic Arts, Industrial Arts, Industrial Arts Teachers, Instructional Materials, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Metal Working, Power Technology, Pretests Posttests, Resource Teachers, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Woodworking
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
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