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Are you patient when teaching a slow child?

  1. lorenmurcia profile image88
    lorenmurciaposted 6 years ago

    Are you patient when teaching a slow child?

    Or are you the kind who gets easily irritated when he can't understand you despite repeated instructions?

  2. medicinefuture profile image60
    medicinefutureposted 6 years ago

    we should be patient while teaching a slow learner child.

  3. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 6 years ago

    I am a former special education teacher and that one quality I have is patience. If you don't have much in the way of patience and get frustrated,please ask someone else to help the child.
    Slower learners need instructions broken down into smaller segments and repeated if necessary until they master that part.

  4. xethonxq profile image67
    xethonxqposted 6 years ago

    Absolutely! If they have learning challenges they cannot help it. I love helping them learn. Keep it simple...be patient. It will be rewarding in the end. smile

  5. TFScientist profile image89
    TFScientistposted 6 years ago

    Repetition of the same instructions suggests a slow teacher, rather than a slow child.  Definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results

    The trick is to find the level you need to engage with to properly explain a task. Short instructions, with visual aids usually help