My attempts are useless, since he's right in front of me and since the entire class turned to look at him the moment he threw open the door.
The teacher: Some students in Project Athena may be twice-exceptional, both gifted and learning-disabled or attention deficit.But the real frustration came when I was grading research papers. When measuring ideas, Albert was a genius, or at least he had the potential to excel.One paper clearly stood out from the others: it was clear and artfully written, filled with specific support for a provocative idea. When measuring his academic abilities - the abilities to interpret assignments or negotiate the mechanics of college - Albert was incompetent. I think he had the potential to learn more in my class than he did, but the standard practices of education didnt work for him.Therefore, many SLD students may not need major modifications to succeed at a college level, but rather minor accommodations to meet his or her specific differing learning needs.Some accommodations are naturally evolving with changes in pedagogy as well as technology.
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