How to help a Struggling Student by Rhea Esposo, - Coggle Diagram
How to help a Struggling Student
by Rhea Esposo
Signs to look out for:
Becomes easily fustrated
difficulty staying on task
takes longer than normal to complete written work
argues over school
anxious and stressed about homework
Differentiated Teaching Strategies
Consider who the students are and use respectful tasks.
Be flexible in grouping students.
Form heterogeneous groups (based on abilities, interests, etc.).
Ensure all students have text they can read by choosing multi-level texts.
Ensure all students can respond meaningfully by providing an array of response formats.
Show students how to make connections between new and already acquired knowledge.
Help students to use strategies by modelling their use.
To engage all students, provide choice.
To ensure everyone learns, begin where the students are.
To show students what they have learned, create an array of assessment vehicles.
Still Struggling? Get the Parents and Other Teachers Involved
Small Group Instructions:
Student will receive small group instruction in addition to the strategies in Tier 1
About 10-20 weeks of extra instruction
Continue to monitor the student's progress and keep the parents involved
If this was successful, the student can shift back to Tier 1 after successfully mastering a concept or skill
Tips for Tier 2 Small Group Instructing
Official Referral from the Teacher
Evaluation with the Parents consent. The student is evaluated using a variety of assessment tools and strategies for special education services
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Parents can give insight on the on the student's habits or become aware they are struggling
Parents can assist the students before a referral is made
Discuss with other teachers on how the student is doing in other subjects