2014 年 12 巻 2 号 p. 125-134
The aim of this study was to construct a general education curriculum related to arithmetic activities according to the children's stage of early childhood development for students with special needs (intellectual disabilities, sickly, physically-disabled, developmental disabilities such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficits/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Learning Disability, and multiple disorders). To achieve the above aim, the case of education curriculum related to arithmetic activities in a special-needs school was reported and the mathematical activities embedded in everyday activities practiced in nursery school were referred to. Finally, general education curriculum related to arithmetic activities on the basis of early childhood development was constructed. Then, effective teaching methods based upon the education curriculum constructed in this study were discussed.