Not only will these students demand more of your time and patience; so, too, will they require specialized instructional strategies in a structured environment that supports and enhances their learning potential.It is important to remember that learning disabled students are not students who are incapacitated or unable to learn; rather, they need differentiated instruction tailored to their distinctive learning abilities.Modification refers to changes to the instructional outcomes; a change or decrease in the course content or outcome.Learning disabled students are those who demonstrate a significant discrepancy, which is not the result of some other handicap, between academic achievement and intellectual abilities in one or more of the areas of oral expression, listening comprehension, written expression, basic reading skills, reading comprehension, mathematical calculation, mathematics reasoning, or spelling.
Students of high ability, often referred to as gifted students, present a unique challenge to teachers.
Following is a list of some of the common indicators of learning disabled students.
These traits are usually not isolated ones; rather, they appear in varying degrees and amounts in most learning disabled students. Teaching learning disabled youngsters will present you with some unique and distinctive challenges.
Page 1 of 2 It is inevitable that you will have the opportunity (and pleasure) of working with special needs students in your classroom.
You may need to make accommodations for some and modifications for others.Gifted students exhibit several common characteristics, as outlined in the following list.