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Teaching the Slow Learner in the Special School


reviewed by Frances P. Connor 1962

coverTitle: Teaching the Slow Learner in the Special School
Author(s): M. F. Cleugh
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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"My methods for your consideration" appears to be the motto for this extensive report on the teacher at work. The presentations are, for the most part, chatty and personal—teachers sharing their classroom practices with other teachers. Points of view, stated with authority and confidence, are seated in teachers' experience with slow-learning (educable mentally retarded) children. The editor limits identification of the contributors to their signatures and their common qualifications as experienced teachers holding the University of London diploma in the teaching of educationally subnormal children. The methodologies and approaches would be more meaningful to the reader if over-all information were included about the specific children or programs. Although no introduction or concluding statement of basic tenets for curriculum or programing is offered, a few contributors' references to other sections aid the reader in placing the "traditional subject lines" in some perspective. In general, there is little evidence of the subject areas'... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 1, 1962, p. 86-86
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2927, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 3:14:08 PM

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