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ERIC Number: ED019771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960-Oct
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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STUDY OF SLOW LEARNERS.
MIDANIK, J. SYDNEY
A SPECIAL COMMITTEE REPORT TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, TORONTO, CANADA, REVIEWS THE PRESENT PROGRAM FOR SLOW LEARNERS (IQ 59 TO 90) AND RECOMMENDS A NEW TYPE OF EXPERIMENTAL HIGH SCHOOL. THE PROBLEM OF SLOW LEARNERS, THE USE AND MEANING OF INTELLIGENCE TESTS, AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF LEARNING CAPACITIES AMONG STUDENTS IN SCHOOL ARE DISCUSSED. THE COURSES PROVIDED FOR THE SLOW LEARNERS AND THE STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF PUPILS IN THESE COURSES ARE DESCRIBED. DATA AND DESCRIPTIONS ARE GIVEN FOR BOTH ACADEMIC VOCATIONAL CLASSES FOR THE 75 TO 90 IQ GROUP AND OPPORTUNITY CLASSES AND JUNIOR VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS FOR THE 50 TO 75 IQ GROUP. THE REPORT ALSO CONSIDERS THE WIDER PROBLEM OF PREPARING SLOW LEARNERS FOR AN INCREASINGLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY AND THE TASK OF MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THEM. STATISTICS ARE PRESENTED IN 19 TABLES. (TS)
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Authoring Institution: Toronto Board of Education (Ontario). Research Dept.
Identifiers: Ontario (Toronto)