Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 10, 1972 · Page 22
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Education Provides Job Northwest TIMES, Thundny, Au«uit 10, '|- By CHARLES FAPUDLAS , ' « Th«' term distributive, educa- 1 'iion Identifies a'program of In- VmructiOn 'In marketing and dls- 'trlbuUon lor high school juniors iimd seniors. The program Is organized so students who enroll ,!J»re In Clascal school,for half ;*of e/ich school day' and employed In an approved training station the other remainder of the 'jday. The student receives one -unit of .school credit for his on^ the-job training. ^ During the time the student is In school he attends one distributive education class, one ' English class, and a thir dclnss · of his own choosing. In the dls- »trlbutive education class t h e , student studies such things as: - human relations, salesmanship, V display, advertising, marketing ';In our economy, retail credit »systems, and career information -i t.' AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT " During the time the student Is at work he is moved as rapid- :,-ly as he can progress from one skill to another so he c a n learn all the skills and techniques used in his particular, area of employment. Some common areas of employment are display, retail sales, wholesaling and service industry. The student receives the regular wage .ate for his on-thc-Job, training as any other employee 'of equal ability and experience: '; The distributive · e d u c a t i o n class is taught by a Coordinator who also checks periodically on the students progress'at his training station. · ;../··"'.. ,:;:,» The third phase of ihe'cUstri- mlive education prograrn is' a rogram of .related 1 youth actj- My carried on by the Dlstrlbu- Ive Education Clubs of America (DECA). DECA activities ·angc (rbm local chapter activl- lei to state and national programs of youth.activity. This jrogram includes a number of competitive events in the major areas In the Distributive Educa- Means It! Nature never makes any blunders; when she makes a fool she means it. (Josh Bill · ings) No Limits "Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.' (Benjamin Disraeli) Lion curriculum. Some of ' t h e competitive · events. include advertising, 'display,;sales demon- slrdtlon, public speaking and job Interview: At 'Fayettevllle High School the re rare two distributive education programs,, coordinated by Gcrie.Fltzhugh and Charles Piidlas.: Each program has Its own DECA chapter, the ,lwo being, Fayetteville DECA and F.H.'S. DECA. Distributive 'education is program designed to Strain youtig people for careers in marketing and distribution and additional Information can be obtained by contacting either ol the two coordinators. PLANNING A SALES DISPLAY ... Debbie Land prepares a display for CampbeH-Beli she tuorfeed as a D. E. student. Special Education For All Grades Program Designed For Handicapped The special education i the Faycttevlllo Public schools Is designed for £duc nblo menially retarded cftll- drcn. These children have hah- Heaps that hinder their academic progress. In Fayeltevllle beginning'chll- Iren to through^ ; the regular 'irst year program; During, the year, the teacher can general y detect the child who lias an unusual handicap. This child, with parental permission, Is referred to the school psychological examiner who administers a battery of tests and makes a recommendation as to the kind of program that .will meet individual needs. Reports are prepared on each child and given to the prlncl- are pro-classes are referred to as levels. gram In the Faycttevlllo Public Mrs,' Beverly McAltster, a graduate of the University of Arkansas, instructs students aged seven an i eight In Level I, Mrs. MeAHsler- has had experience teaching physical education -and- tfead start classes, 1 ; ! 5 Children "aged -nine, and ! ten years' : will·: attend the LevelVII class taught by Mrs, Linda Norton who liolds a bachelors and masters degree from: Arkansas State University. This year these classes will be held in Jefferson Elementary School where equipment and supplies' have been Installed in specially designed rooms. The Level HI class for it and 12 year old students will remain at Bates Elementary School and Mrs. Cecile Jones will return as the teacher. Level IV classes will be held at both junior high schools. Mrs. Carol Hoke, a graduate of teach at Woodland and. Mrs. 3onna Lorch will return as tho eachor at Ramay. All teachers of-those-classes have a col- ege major in special education. When students complete Level IV, they usually enter one ot the high school programs which gi all pal. Not all child[»n who referred tor testing belong in the special education class. SCREENING . A Special Education Committee consisting of special education Teachers, the principal, the psychologist and an assistant superintendent assigned to this duty, study the psychological reports and recommend the program they feel will best fit the child. · When this is determined, the principal and social works/ fully advise the parent of the decision reached and explain the advantages of the Special Education Program. Special education students are placed in classes of approximately 15 students and a r e grouped according to age. The jrovldes :raining. / on-the-job career DEVELOP: SKILLS Special Education . students need to develop, as far as they are capable, the same skills that all children need. They will develop these skills at a slower rate than others and generally will need a great amount of individual attention. ' '' A good program of life adjustment is very important f o r many of the children. They car be helped to develop a s e l f image that is good and in keeping with their ability. Teachers strive to instill values of good relations with others, good man- demillness and reliability Those habits ami practices at tract to them, people who cnn and will he!p them. In other words, If they cnn be taught to project a deslrnblo Image to jthers their chances ot becoming useful citizens Is enhanced, Some children come to us .with these altitudes pretty well do velopcd, others do not. BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION Behavior modification in the area of physical activity Is vcr; necessary tor some of these students. Some are over active and have no attention span The teacher trys to corrcc these characteristics and mcdl cal, dental and psychologlca aid |s sought by the school I there Is a need. Memory appears to be the most common strong point fo most of these students ani teachers try to build, as muc as possible around the strom corns lo mnko tho s ron«er ln rlnt (in inamury, ot ict'» Koom o lio moro lmpi'DB»o(l ^y m i · pultttloii nucl aomo nr« spod lint- DiiorB and «aii Pl(iy/ ( back » "lory wlion It IK road to them. nslructow ntlompl, lo W" ( ' students' ability by BUiiiing vltli tho mcllind or nniccdure hat Booms to mnko tho «ror - mprcsslon, nojictlllon cnn IIP child a fooling of aulil ncnl and Is a valuable tcnclilng °MentaUy retarded children require tcachorfl wllli pa Icnco and disciplined sympathy In nd- ililloh to tho special t r n l n n g which provides skills to develop n technical approach for ""-- rectlve action, cor- Learning You cannot teach n child to take cnro of himself unless you will let him take cnre pi himself. Ho will make mistakes and out of these mistakes will como his wisdom. (Henry Ward Beccher). 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