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ERIC Number: ED019776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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THE SLOW LEARNER.
ABRAHAM, WILLARD
THE PROBLEM OF THE SLOW LEARNER IS CONSIDERED IN TERMS OF DEFINITIONS, COMMON MISUNDERSTANDING, CAUSES, AND PSEUDO SLOW LEARNING WHERE LIMITATIONS ARE MORE LIKELY ENVIRONMENTAL THAN INHERENT. A DESCRIPTION OF THE SLOW LEARNER COVERS CHARACTERISTICS, IDENTIFICATION TECHNIQUES, NEEDS AND GOALS, MULTIHANDICAPS, THE UNDERACHIEVER, AND MOTIVATION. THE PARENTS OF THE SLOW LEARNER AND THE COMMUNITY ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF PROBLEMS, COMMUNITY RESOURCES, WORK OPPORTUNITIES, DELINQUENCY, AND THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL IS EXAMINED UNDER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE, (2) CURRENT PRACTICES, (3) PROMOTION AND GRADING, (4) SPECIAL CLASSES, (5) CURRICULUM, (6) TEACHING TECHNIQUES, (7) COSTS, AND (8) TEACHER QUALITIES. FUTURE TRENDS ARE RELATED TO EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES WHICH SEEM PROMISING. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDES 131 ENTRIES. APPENDIXES PRESENT A CASE STUDY AND TWO SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR SLOW LEARNERS. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, INC., 70 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10021. (DF)
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