Turtle Project: Essential Skills for Learning
The turtle is a symbol of Mother Earth, peace, harmony, and everlasting life.
The 13 shields on the turtle's back are symbols representing what I believe are
essential skills for learning.
The following topics are the skills
leading to being an independent learner. This course provides each topic as an
option for teachers and parents to study, explore, and integrate into their
curriculum and/or everyday life.
•Self Advocacy (Section 7901)
•Failure as a Tool (Section
•Independence (Section 7903)
•Social Issues (Section
•Counseling (Section 7905)
•Strengths (Section 7906)
•Problem-Solving Skills (Section 7908)
•How Do I Learn?
•Generalization (Section 7910)
•Assistive Technology (Section 7912)
Life Skills (Section 7913) Topic Definitions