ERIC Number: ED226540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Educable Mentally Handicapped: Curriculum Guide.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
The curriculum guide outlines objectives, strategies, and materials for developing academic, daily living, and vocational skills in educable mentally retarded students. An introductory section explains that the curriculum incorporates a community focus, parental involvement, developmental sequencing, and prescriptive teaching. Guidelines to instruction are offered in areas which include goal planning, individualized instruction, use of community resources, daily planning, and peer tutoring. The document outlines instructional objectives and teaching strategies for developing skills at 4 developmental levels in 10 areas. Section 1 covers living/vocational skills: self knowledge and social relationships, travel, health, safety, work, home management, money management, motor development and physical activities, leisure/recreation skills, and citizenship and individual responsibility. Section 2 addresses the following computation skills: numbers and numeration, operations and properties, measurement and graphing, and geometry and symmetry. Appended to each section are an overview chart, student profile checklist, and a list of resources for each developmental level. (SW)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Citizenship, Computation, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Programs, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Health, Home Management, Interpersonal Competence, Mathematics, Mild Mental Retardation, Money Management, Motor Development, Normalization (Handicapped), Numbers, Recreational Activities, Safety, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Travel, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Note: For related information, see EC 151 015-017.