Best Practices for ALL Students
When working with students with learning differences the following strategies are used by LD teachers--yet these teaching accommodations will benefit most any student.
Predictable routine, Structured environment
Reduce verbal language while teaching--the most difficult!
Present information in small chunks
Reduced noise and distractions
For students needing it (IEPs)--extra time, reader, note-takers, scribe
Ask for feedback from students
Provide concrete examples
Teach direct concepts
Teach direct behaviors wanted
Encourage and reward students who come for extra help or further clarification
Actively teach note-taking & organizational skills