ERIC Number: ED412670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Extended Curriculum: Meeting the Needs of Young People.
Griffiths, Matthew; Tennyson, Carol
This guide, in workbook format, is intended to assist staff at British residential colleges and schools in developing individualized programs to meet the learning needs of students with disabilities or other special learning needs. Emphasis is on integration of educational and residential programs in an extended curriculum involving continual learning throughout the day in five areas: academic, vocational, social, domestic, and self. The workbook has 15 chapters designed for use in 15 staff development sessions, with each session involving a variety of whole staff and small group activities. These sessions focus on: (1) identifying the school's students and their learning needs; (2) understanding principles of the extended curriculum; (3) understanding the school's mission; (4) analyzing the school's strengths and constraints; (5) analyzing constraints more specifically; (6) planning the construction of the extended curriculum; (7) constructing the extended curriculum; (8) developing curriculum delivery; (9) monitoring the curriculum; (10) evaluating the curriculum; (11) developing individual learning programs; (12) implementing the individual programs; (13) establishing timetables; (14) planning lessons; and (15) assessing and reviewing progress. (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Individualized Programs, Postsecondary Education, Residential Programs, Residential Schools, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, Student Development, Student Needs
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom