ERIC Number: ED447654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Course Descriptions: Exceptional Student Education, Grades 9-12, 1999 Revisions. Suggested Course Performance Objectives.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
This document presents the full revised course descriptions for Florida exceptional student education in grades 9-12. Courses incorporate the Florida standards for a special diploma. Requirements include a list of related benchmarks from the state standards for each level of functioning: independent, supported, and participatory. Introductory material discusses changes in this revision, explains the sections of each course description, provides a chart for determining levels of functioning, and explains the new course performance objectives. Each course description includes a course header with the subject area, course name and number, changes, and credits; major concepts/content; any special notes such as legal requirements about the intended student population; and course requirements. Courses are grouped into categories: (1) academic subject areas (e.g., reading, life skills communication, mathematics, health and safety, social studies, and life management and transition); (2) supported level courses (academic, communications, personal, and leisure, and social skills for functional living); (3) special skills courses (preparation for post-school adult living, skills for students with specific disabilities, and learning strategies); (4) miscellaneous (physical education, driver education, visual and performing arts); (5) gifted (research methodology, externships); and (6) vocational education (exploratory, practical arts, business technology, industrial, and career preparation). (DB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Secondary School Curriculum, Special Education, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida