Case Study- Poor Self-Esteem (Problems (Have poor relationships and lack…
Case Study- Poor Self-Esteem
Have poor relationships and lack of social skills
Low self esteem and negative attitude in class
Easily feel anxious and upset, unable to control constant worries
Overreact and become frustrated when face with challenging tasks
Strategy1 Praise student
Building your child’s confidence by commending your child on a job well done with either verbal or non-verbal ways. Telling your students sincerely when you notice that they are trying their best and perform well. With precise reasons, students would know you are observing their behaviors and recognizing this as a positive thing they should follow.
Strategy2 Communication frequently
Encouraging your student to tell you what is the most difficult thing for him/her and what is he/she struggling with the most. Apart from that, having good relationships with students is a precondition to make they trust you and ask what do they think. Show your child that his/her feeling and opinions are important, spend time alone with your child will make him/her feel valued and loved. Also, look on the bright side and share things about your own life or childhood.
Strategy3 Develop interests and talents
Looking on students’ strengths and abilities, discover their potentials and develop their interests and talents are important things that teachers could consider. In order to increase students’ motivation on learning and set specific goals if necessary according to what he/she wants to achieve. Furthermore, create a routine, scheduling time for homework and focusing on his/ her talents could be an extra benefit on students.
Data Tracking System
Using "Class Dojo" for classroom rewards and recognition for positive behaviors.
Formative assessment is used to monitor student’s learning processes to provide ongoing feedback that can be used by students to improve their learning and further to enhance their confidence.
"Daily report card" for students to document and evaluate their own behaviors and performance at class.
Strategy1 Peer tutoring
One useful strategy for managing low self-esteem students is to seat the student next to a classmate who has a good relationship with the student. Task and appoint that student as a “helper peer”. Meet privately with the student and the helper peer, tell the peer that when he or she notices that the student is struggling in class. The peer can give the student a brief explanation to help or work with him/ her as a group.
Strategy2 Teach social skills
It is important to teach students appropriate social skills and positive attitude which includes manners, sharing, listening and being polite etc. Teachers can create different activities for students to work in groups and teacher them appropriate ways to treat others. This can increase student productivity and enhance student’s confidence, this is an essential life skill and help students improve daily social functioning.
Strategy3 Reward System
Using reward system is one of effective methods to keep your child on the right track, increasing motivation, buy-in and sustained effort. Reward and incentive systems should be a regular part in classrooms, especially when students need encouragements and internal drive to succeed. Teachers using this method to boost students’ self-esteem and provide the class with something to work toward.
Strategy1 Show the student evidence of his/her progress
Collecting your observations about the student in the class and help him/her appreciate his/her improvement by pointing to concrete signs of the growth. Perhaps by comparing his/her work at the beginning of the year to the latest performance. When students track their progress on assessments, they see they have achieved learning goals related to the development and particular skills.
Strategy2 Parental Assistance
Teachers should work with students’ parents to restore their belief in themselves, so the students persevere in the face of academic challenges. Inform parents of their child’s success and consider sending an email to them when their child does something noteworthy, it can engender positive responses from the parents to the child. Also, let parents know what strategies do you use for helping the child in class and encourage them to apply those methods at home if it is doable.
Strategy3 Self Monitoring
Self-monitoring requires that requires that the student be an active participant in the intervention, with responsibility for measuring and evaluating his/her behaviors. Teachers can take advantage of the behavior principles to encourage students to complete work, comply with teacher requests and focus on the task or assignment. In order to accurately self-evaluate behaviors, the student must learn the teacher’s behavioral expectations first.