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Slow Learners : A Break in the Circle - A Practical Guide for Teachers - Diane Griffin

Slow Learners

A Break in the Circle - A Practical Guide for Teachers

Paperback Published: 1st June 1978
ISBN: 9780713040036
Number Of Pages: 224

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First Published in 1978. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The needs of slow learners as individuals: what is a slow learner?
breaking the circle of failure
what are the objectives? where do we start?
motivation - a prime factor
mutual trust
the role of the teacher
the role of the peer group
the role of the parent
the classroom environment
changing attitudes
expectations of parents, teachers and pupils
the individual child
diagnosis and testing
responsibility of the school
Diagnosis: whose concern?
why diagnoze?
what is diagnosis?
what diagnosis includes
when to diagnoze?
whom to use to help with diagnosis
initial diagnostic screening
published reading tests - individual tests, group tests, phonic tests
advantages of various kinds of test
the slow reader
the non-reader
miscellaneous tests of use in diagnostic work
things to check
assessments of IQ
intelligence tests available to teachers
useful books on intelligence
recording information and progress
suggested formula for a record card
whom to use in treatment of child
Reading: reading competence
principles in teaching reading
non-readers
practical suggestions for training in visual/motor abilities
practical suggestions for training in auditory speech abilities
practical suggestions for training in sequencing abilities
pre-reading materials
different types of reading method
building a sight vocabulary
teaching phonics
reading record sheet for phonic ability
activities for phonic training
language development
activities
series available for language development
teacher organization
preparing materials
useful reading series
workbooks and activities
reading laboratories
other aids and equipment
interest books
reference books
Learning difficulties in mathematics: the problem - the subject, anxiety or limited ability?
is it a difficult subject?
premature formalization
patterns for teaching
recognizing the problem areas
"I can't do maths"
"I won't do mathematics" - the reluctant learner
mathematics - as a tool for life?
preparation of resources
Social studies: the growth in importance of social studies
history
economics
geography
sociology
Health and sex education: a beginning - a two-year course
extracts from pupils' work
summary
Drama and photography as means of communication: drama
can we do drama?
community drama?
socio-drama
techniques and games
building techniques
trust games
photography - visual communication for all
photography in the junior school - the pinhole camera
photography in the secondary school
Resources and materials: human resources are of primary value
paper resources
not fashion again!
information cards
better future parents
summary
School organization and slow learners: a completely unstreamed comprehensive school
a banded comprehensive school
the growth of pastoral systems
super-size organizations and institutions
what is the mini-school?
mutually caring for each individual
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ISBN: 9780713040036
ISBN-10: 0713040033
Series: Woburn Education Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1978
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1

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