ERIC Number: ED213220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Teaching Handicapped Students Science: A Resource Handbook for K-12 Teachers.
Corrick, Marshall E., Jr., Ed.
One of five volumes intended to help teachers of mainstreamed handicapped children, the book presents 19 papers on science instruction. Papers address the issues of goals; prerequisites; approaches (cooperative, multisensory, and concept analysis); materials; barriers; and evaluation. The following titles and authors are included: "Science for the Handicapped--Can We Justify It?" (A. Scheinker, C. Coble); "Strategies in Science Instruction for Students with Special Learning Disabilities (Prompted by Piaget's Formulations)" (N. Adibe); "Metric Measurement for Blind Students" (F. Franks); "Mainstreaming Handicapped Students into Science Classrooms" (R. Johnson, D. Johnson); "Cooperative Goal Structures and the Mainstreaming of Handicapped Students" (M. Corrick); "Creativity for the Mentally Handicapped" (D. Daugs); "An Audio-Tactile Approach to Science Education for Visually Impaired Students" (R. Harris); "Chemistry Experiments for the Deaf Secondary Student--A Visual Approach" (R. Menchel); "The Man, the Child, and the Flower (Laboratory Science for the Handicapped Student--Teaching Mainstream Strategies)" (D. Hadary); "Concept Analysis--A Model for Teaching Basic Science Concepts to Intellectually Handicapped Students" (J. Cole, et al.); "The Visually Impaired High School Student Can See Her or His Progress in the Regular Science Classroom" (M. Ovnik); "Strategies for Stimulating Scientific Inquiry for All Students" (P. Welliver); "Multisensory Science Education--Meeting Special Challenges" (L. Malone, L. De Lucchi); "Using Science to Strengthen Communication Skills of Hearing Impaired Students" (D. Orlich, K. Black); "Science for the Developmentally Disabled" (J. Trotta); "Science for Deaf Students--Curriculum Suggestions for Grouped and Mainstreamed Programs" (J. Stolte, S. Smith); "Some Thoughts on Teaching Science to the Mentally Handicapped Secondary Student" (M. Mathias, R. Johnson); "Some Psychological Considerations in the Education of Blind Students" (E. Gough); and "Criterion-Referenced Testing and Prescriptive Instruction in the Science Classroom (H. Lang). (CL)
Descriptors: Blindness, Deafness, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Materials, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Multisensory Learning, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
National Education Association, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($7.50, Stock No. 3179-2-00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see EC 141 174-176 and EC 141 147.