A person who tends to take longer to understand things than the average person, or someone who requires multiple explanations before they get a concept. Can occasionally be wrongly accused of being a noob.

There are so many factors which are responsible for the slow growth of children. Children coming from socially disadvantaged homes, poor living conditions and the relations of parents being strained cause slow learning among children.
With the expansion in educational technology, teachers can adopt new techniques to help slow learners in the school. More and more use of audio-visual aids, programmed learning and learning material the level of teaching and learning can be improved.