To learn or accomplish the same task, a struggling learner must work harder than the rest. A child might be one year behind the grade in one subject or all.
The child’s difficulties could be caused by many factors. There may be physical disabilities such as impaired sight, hearing, mobility, or coordination. He may also have learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dysgraphia. A struggling learner might be gifted in certain areas, like a child who excels at math but struggles with reading.
Learning difficulties are often caused by the fact that the child is not being taught in a way that suits him. He may require the structure and logic that a phonetic approach to reading but is being taught using a whole-language approach.
You can help struggling learners succeed by using specific teaching methods at read learning center. You will want to make sure that your curriculum and teaching strategies can be personalized to suit his needs.
These ten tips will help you reach your struggling learner, even if you have tried other methods.
Learn Lessons with an Incremental Approach
Incremental means that lessons begin with the most basic skills, and then gradually increase in difficulty. Each lesson builds on previous knowledge and gradually increases in difficulty.
Incremental instruction is a ” No Gaps approach” which allows your child to master one piece of knowledge at a time, in a carefully planned and logical order. This approach allows children to climb the ladder of learning, step by step, and reap the benefits of mastery in spelling.
Understanding the importance of multisensory instruction
Multisensory Learning is when sight, sound, and touch are combined to help you learn new information. Children learn best when all of their senses are available. It is easier for children to understand and retain new information if they can see the concept, hear about it, then actually do it with hands-on activities.
Teach the Basic Phonograms to Your Child and Give Your Child an Advantage
Many children who have trouble reading and spelling believe that memorizing letters is the key to success. It’s not easy for children to remember words in this manner. They can get frustrated and
Phonograms help kids see spelling as something they can do. A phonogram refers to a combination of letters or letters that represent a sound.
A phonogram can represent each sound in a word. Your child will find it easier to spell the word if he or she knows the phonograms.
Teach Reliable Rules
Knowing a few basic spelling rules can help children. Knowing the rules for doubling consonants at words’ ends can help children spell words such as floss and sniff. Your child will be able to use the Floss Rule as a guideline when he learns reliable spelling rules.
Learn Spelling and Reading Separately
It may seem intuitive to combine spelling and reading. Although they may seem similar, reading and spelling require very different teaching methods and different schedules. Reading is more difficult than spelling and teaching both subjects separately is better for most children.
Keep Lessons Short but Frequent
Lessons that are short and frequent are better than more irregular lessons. A short lesson will help your child pay attention and make it easier for you to accomplish more. Use teaching tools and activities that are engaging to keep the lesson lively and moving at a fast pace.