ERIC Number: ED374640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Life Skills across the Curriculum: Program Description.
The program of instruction described in this monograph is intended to help prepare high school students with educable mental retardation or perceptual/neurological impairments with basic skills necessary for employment success. The focus of instruction is on practical living skills, with group and individual instruction in such areas as taxes, banking, applications and forms, computer data entry, driver's education, want ads, job interviews, work attitudes and habits, use of tools, time clocks, budgets, and more traditional academic skills such as reading and math. The program uses a multi-sensory approach and integrates academic and vocational learning. The program also includes a weekly field trip for hands-on training. An inventory of job competency indicators is used to evaluate program participants. (Contains 12 references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of General Academic Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the manual, see EC 303 367.