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Slow Learners
Socially Maladjusted
and
Emotionally Disturbed
Students
- are students who
learn slowly than their
peers, yet do not have a
disability requiring
special education.
(Griffin, 1978)
Trivia:
•An average IQ is 100.
•Less than 70 are considered
mentally retarded. Slow
learners score 75 to 90 on IQ
tests..
...
MATH
Reading
Writing
Comprehension
Coordination
Short
attention
span
Trouble
with
abstract
thinking
It is important to
distinguished between
slow learners and
those who are
learning disabled.
(Lescano,1995)
Slow learners are those who do
not learn successfully due to
general socio-cultural problems,
frustrating past classroom
e...
Factors that may account slow learners
(Khan, 2008)
• Lack of emotional growth.
• Lack of secure environment
• Limited opp...
HOW TO IDENTIFY SLOW LEARNERS
 IQ Test
 Scores on tests
 Grades and teacher’s
rating
 Genese and Upshur (1996:97) note...
CHARACTERISTICS OF A SLOW LEARN
1. Masters skills slowly; some skills
may not be mastered at all.
2. Works on all tasks sl...
QUESTIONS FOR
TEACHERSWhen you are setting up the lesson:
The student cannot find his/her
materials
When you remind the st...
The students is upset and gets all
the answers wrong, at least in the
way you are asking them to
demonstrate understanding...
The student cannot relate and
apply previous learning to new
lessons
When the class is remembering the lesson:
The student...
How can we deal with slow learners?
Lescano (1995)
 Look for the student’s problem areas
and focus on them with extra tut...
 Reduce distraction as much as possible.
 Shorten or simplify the tasks and
activities. Use simple vocabulary in
instruc...
 Emphasize strengths. Use lots of
praise and reinforcement frequently.
 Be concrete as possible.
Use pictures to present...
 Add variety to academic routine. Do
active things and use educational
games. (Puzzles, word hunt, etc.) Make
learning fu...
 Use eye catching materials
such as colored chalks and
colored papers.
FYI:
Short term memory is
commonly limited to 5 to 9 items.
For slow learners, 5 items is
most likely. Too much informatio...
 Let parents know you need
help with their child.
Emotionally Disturbed
- refers to youngsters
who present severe behavior
problems or emotional
issues in the classroom to
...
Unusual rage or anger
Gets irritated fast
Unhappy/depressed
(Withdrawal) Anti-social
hyperactivity
immaturity
Characterist...
How to Teach Emotionally Disturbed Child
• Become familiar with the students. Do
not shy away from reaching out.
Resistanc...
• Sit top students near the front of the
class—surrounding the emotionally
disturbed student—to feed positive
energy and f...
Socially Maladjusted
- is
conceptualized as a
conduct problem,
whereby maladjusted
students choose not
to conform to
socia...
Patterson, DeBaryshe and Ramsey
(1989) describe the process of
antisocial behavior as beginning
with lack of positive fami...
Characteristics of Social Maladjusted Ch
(Clarizio, 1987, 1992)
• Underdeveloped conscience
• Truant, incorrigible and del...
Emotionally Disturbed Socially Maladjusted
INTENTIONALITY
“Don’t get it” Gets it but chooses to violate
Misses school due ...
How to Deal with Socially Maladjusted Child
1. Attempt to identify reasons for the child’s
maladjustment.
2. Speak daily w...
Reporter:
Ms. Mary Krisna A. Marcos
A.F.G.B.M.T.S.
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Slow learners, socially maladjusted and emotionally disturbed students

  1. 1. Slow Learners Socially Maladjusted and Emotionally Disturbed Students
  2. 2. - are students who learn slowly than their peers, yet do not have a disability requiring special education. (Griffin, 1978)
  3. 3. Trivia: •An average IQ is 100. •Less than 70 are considered mentally retarded. Slow learners score 75 to 90 on IQ tests.. •Slow learners are not mentally retarded. •About 1 out of 5 children are slow learners.
  4. 4. MATH Reading Writing Comprehension Coordination Short attention span Trouble with abstract thinking
  5. 5. It is important to distinguished between slow learners and those who are learning disabled. (Lescano,1995)
  6. 6. Slow learners are those who do not learn successfully due to general socio-cultural problems, frustrating past classroom experiences, inadequate use of strategies or lack of interest. Learning disabled students are formally diagnosed as “learning disabled” by specialist in child psychology.
  7. 7. Factors that may account slow learners (Khan, 2008) • Lack of emotional growth. • Lack of secure environment • Limited opportunities for learning • Absenteeism from school • Untrained teachers and large class size
  8. 8. HOW TO IDENTIFY SLOW LEARNERS  IQ Test  Scores on tests  Grades and teacher’s rating  Genese and Upshur (1996:97) note, “Observation is basic to assessing human skills and behavior”.
  9. 9. CHARACTERISTICS OF A SLOW LEARN 1. Masters skills slowly; some skills may not be mastered at all. 2. Works on all tasks slowly 3. Has a poor self- image4. Scores consistently low on achievemen 5. Functions at ability but significantly below grade level
  10. 10. QUESTIONS FOR TEACHERSWhen you are setting up the lesson: The student cannot find his/her materials When you remind the student about the last lesson, he/she doesn’t seem to remember anything The student appears to have low “bank account” of general knowledge and experiences.
  11. 11. The students is upset and gets all the answers wrong, at least in the way you are asking them to demonstrate understanding When there is independent practice: The student cannot remember how to do what you taught in class
  12. 12. The student cannot relate and apply previous learning to new lessons When the class is remembering the lesson: The student does poorly on tests or on other evaluation The student cannot explain the lesson
  13. 13. How can we deal with slow learners? Lescano (1995)  Look for the student’s problem areas and focus on them with extra tutorial help.  Give daily evaluation.
  14. 14.  Reduce distraction as much as possible.  Shorten or simplify the tasks and activities. Use simple vocabulary in instruction and directions.  Slow learners need repetition. They can remember the first and last word so repetition helps them establish the middle information.
  15. 15.  Emphasize strengths. Use lots of praise and reinforcement frequently.  Be concrete as possible. Use pictures to present some words. Pictures help solidify the important points.
  16. 16.  Add variety to academic routine. Do active things and use educational games. (Puzzles, word hunt, etc.) Make learning fun and comfortable. Your positive attitude is important.
  17. 17.  Use eye catching materials such as colored chalks and colored papers.
  18. 18. FYI: Short term memory is commonly limited to 5 to 9 items. For slow learners, 5 items is most likely. Too much information confuses the slow learner.
  19. 19.  Let parents know you need help with their child.
  20. 20. Emotionally Disturbed - refers to youngsters who present severe behavior problems or emotional issues in the classroom to such a degree that their ability to be successful academically in school is compromised. National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NDCCD)
  21. 21. Unusual rage or anger Gets irritated fast Unhappy/depressed (Withdrawal) Anti-social hyperactivity immaturity Characteristics of Emotionally Disturbed Child
  22. 22. How to Teach Emotionally Disturbed Child • Become familiar with the students. Do not shy away from reaching out. Resistance, in an emotionally disturbed child, fuels distrust and animosity. •Get personal with the child while maintaining boundaries.
  23. 23. • Sit top students near the front of the class—surrounding the emotionally disturbed student—to feed positive energy and fresh motivation. • Meeting with parents should be frequent. • Develop a behavior intervening strategy.
  24. 24. Socially Maladjusted - is conceptualized as a conduct problem, whereby maladjusted students choose not to conform to socially acceptable rules and norms.
  25. 25. Patterson, DeBaryshe and Ramsey (1989) describe the process of antisocial behavior as beginning with lack of positive family interaction leading to school failure and social rejection, then leading to membership in a deviant peer group.
  26. 26. Characteristics of Social Maladjusted Ch (Clarizio, 1987, 1992) • Underdeveloped conscience • Truant, incorrigible and delinquent • Lack of empathy • Failure to take responsibility for behavior
  27. 27. Emotionally Disturbed Socially Maladjusted INTENTIONALITY “Don’t get it” Gets it but chooses to violate Misses school due to emotional issues Chooses to go truant Rules Attendance DomainAffective disorder Character disorder AggressionHurts self or others as an end Hurts others as a means to an end Peer relationIgnored or rejected Generally accepted by socio cultural group School behaviorSeen as unable to comply; Inconsistent achievement Seen as unwilling to comply; Generally low achievement; Excessive absences; rejects help
  28. 28. How to Deal with Socially Maladjusted Child 1. Attempt to identify reasons for the child’s maladjustment. 2. Speak daily with the child about his day. 3. Discuss misbehavior with the child. 4. Help the child create a list of alternatives to misbehavior. 5. Refer the child for special education testing. 6. Meeting with the parents should be frequent.
  29. 29. Reporter: Ms. Mary Krisna A. Marcos A.F.G.B.M.T.S.

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