Some characteristics of slow learners in a special school
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Some characteristics of slow learners in a special school by Murray Jampolsky

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Published .
Written in English


  • W. P. Wagner High School.,
  • Slow learning children -- Education -- Alberta -- Edmonton

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The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 118 leaves
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL20560446M

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  SLOW LEARNERS Genetic Problem If slowness or dullness run in the lineage, inherited characteristics from parents may influence the general intellectual development of the child. SLOW LEARNERS Home Based Problems Broken homes and extreme poverty on the part of the parents may affect the child.   Adult Learners' Traits. Self-direction Adults feel the need to take responsibility for their lives and decisions and this is why it’s important for them to have control over their ore, self-assessment, a peer relationship with the instructor, multiple options and initial, yet subtle support are all . Essentially, a slow learner has a problem with the pace of learning while a child with a learning disability faces a problem with a specific learning skill. However, both children, whether slow learners or those with learning disabilities, need more patience and encouragement from their parents. Some of the characteristics of a slow learner are.   Slow learners are young people who for a variety of reasons, continuously or for long periods, under-function in terms of intelligence, educational attainment and social skills. This book offers a clear analysis of the problems facing slow learners, .