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ERIC Number: ED490351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-17
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Effects of Origami Construction on Children with Disabilities
Sze, Susan
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The purpose of this paper is to explain how origami can be used to foster life and academic skills in struggling students in rural schools. At-risk students often lack the social, behavioral, study, self-management, academic and life skills to face their daily challenges. This paper describes: (1) benefits of origami and its integration into various aspects of special education services, (2) operational definitions of origami, diversity and disabilities, (3) how origami is instructed, (4) consideration for origami and types of disabilities, and (5) cultural and linguistic impact in rural schools. A graphic instruction on how to paper fold a drinking cup is also provided. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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