How to Identify & Help Struggling Students? (Statistics (1 in 16 …
How to Identify & Help Struggling Students?
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How to Help?
Work in conjunction with our Learning Support Staff
Break learning into small steps
Supply regular, quality feedback
Use diagrams, graphics and pictures to augment what they say in words
Provide ample independent, well-designed intensive practice
Model instructional practices that they want students to follow
Provide prompts of strategies to use
Engage students in process type questions
1 in 16
public school students have IEPs for specific learning disabilities (SLD) or other health impairments (OHI), which covers ADHD
1 in 50
public school students have 504 Plans
1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues such as dyslexia and ADHD
48 percent of parents believe incorrectly that children will outgrow these brain-based difficulties
2.3 million students
were identified with SLD in the U.S., where they accounted for approximately 5% of public school enrollment
How to Identify?
Observation: Observing behaviors
Student Performance: How students perform on assessments and assignments.
Speak with Head of Year, School Principal, and Counselors to determine if there are other issues with the student