ERIC Number: ED349429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Life Skills Curriculum for Senior Adult Learners.
Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.
This life skills curriculum helps adult basic educators meet the needs of senior adult learners. An introduction contains the following sections: purpose statement; description of the senior adult learner; tips to remember on teaching senior adults; physiology of aging; teaching the hearing impaired; and teaching the visually impaired. The life skills curriculum includes the following 11 courses: (1) consumer education; (2) coping skills; (3) creative living; (4) enrichment; (5) expression; (6) health education; (7) history/social science; (8) language arts; (9) life science; (10) math; and (11) physical/earth/space science. Each listing contains a course outcome, instructional goal(s), and corresponding life skills curriculum. This guide also contains individual and group educational plans. An implementation plan for each subject area of the curriculum is provided. Also included are 12 references (individuals and printed sources) and 17 materials and resources. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Consumer Education, Coping, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Earth Science, Fine Arts, Health Education, Hearing Impairments, History Instruction, Language Skills, Mathematics Skills, Older Adults, Reading Skills, Science Education, Self Esteem, Social Sciences, Space Sciences, Visual Impairments, Writing Skills
Leon County Schools, Adult and Community Education, 3111-21 Mahan Drive, Drawer 106, Tallahassee, FL 32311 ($45).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Adult/Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.