ERIC Number: ED334767
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Emotionally Impaired Elementary Curriculum.
Taulbee, Dianne R.; And Others
The Jackson County (Michigan) Intermediate School District curriculum for teaching emotionally impaired elementary students is presented. The curriculum document describes program management techniques, strategies for developing and maintaining teacher-student relationships, and therapy/change systems. It outlines referral and eligibility procedures, exit criteria, and transitioning procedures. It contains job descriptions for teacher, teacher assistant, teacher consultant, psychologist, and social worker. A section on classroom management techniques offers guidelines on safety, trust relationships, group interaction, classroom climate, classroom organization, room arrangement, class rules, behavior monitoring, behavior intervention, lunch practices, mainstreaming, transitioning, and follow-up. Another section describes the program focus in the curriculum areas of mathematics, language arts, social studies and science, microcomputer use, affective development, and social skills. Parent involvement is discussed. Annual goals and short-term objectives are listed. Appendices include information on dealing with failure and enhancing learning, a mainstreaming checklist, a list of curriculum materials, forms, and award materials. A bibliography lists nine suggested readings. (JDD/DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Eligibility, Emotional Disturbances, Instructional Materials, Mainstreaming, Mathematics, Microcomputers, Referral, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Jackson County Intermediate School District, MI.