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Slow school

School that is more incremental
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Some subjects are difficult to learn, such as mathematics.

I propose a slow school which is a curriculum which is drawn out to take longer. Every thing is split into a more manageable learning rate, so you can take time to learn and truly understand the material.

The exams should cover old material again to make sure you truly remember and have learned what you were meant to.

chronological, Jul 01 2020

Defense Language Institute https://en.wikipedi...ign_Language_Center
The fastest “slow school” around ... [kdf, Jul 02 2020]

Remedial Classes https://www.gocomic...onesbury/2020/07/06
Can’t we call it something else? ... [kdf, Jul 06 2020]


       WKTE for many subject areas. The first example that comes to mind is one many people won’t be familiar with - the Defense Language Institute used by US military. Quite the reverse of a “slow” school though, DLI teaches on a fast track. But “The duration of courses range between 36 and 64 weeks, depending on the difficulty of the language.” (link)

       DLI joke - If someone who speaks two languages is called “bilingual” what do you call someone who only speaks one language?

       An American.
kdf, Jul 02 2020

       [kdf]; it seems to be a peculiarity of english-speaking countries to not (as a matter of course) teach other languages from an early age. Where-as in Europe, Africa, the Middle East (not to familiar with Asia...), multi-lingual is the norm.
neutrinos_shadow, Jul 02 2020

       Yes, teaching at an early age is important. Didn't realize teaching English only was as common in *other* English speaking countries as it is in USA.   

       Does the joke work as well if you change the punchline to "A Brit" or "An Aussie" ?
kdf, Jul 02 2020

       // WKTE for many subject areas //   

       Is this what is known as remediation classes? It seems that most schools already employ this concept, which proves how valuable this bun is!
tumblewit, Jul 03 2020

       Doesn't a baby randomly piece information together on the fly? No incremental steps, just easy and hard information bunched together to be worked out by the subconscious as clues come along.
wjt, Jul 08 2020


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