Remedial Plans for Weak Students

2737 Words Jun 20th, 2012 11 Pages

Outcome objectives
By the end of the session teachers will: • Recognise the signs of poor/under performance students . • Be familiar with the reasons that stand behind getting students to be slow achievers. • Identify what is meant by remedial teaching. • Be acquainted with the objectives and the importance of remedial teaching . • Be aware of the teachers' roles in remedial teaching . • Be able to build up remedial plan similar to the suggested model. • Recognize what is meant by the diagnostic test and its significance. • Be able to frame a diagnostic test .

Bring in your mind one case of your slow achievers form your class , you would like to work with right now
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Pedagogical Reasons • Student struggles with content ( curriculum ) in which it doesn't match their need or doesn’t meet their interests . • Poor learning strategies ( teaching techniques VS learning styles ) .Students may have different abilities and styles of learning. Some are better in visual learning while others are more competent in audio learning. Certain Students have to learn through sense of touch or practical experiences. Remedial teachers, therefore, should design diversified teaching activities and adopt various teaching methods to help students develop their potential and remove the obstacles in learning. • Practice is limited Personal Reasons • Stress, depression, physical illness, learning disability • Motivation or commitment to the learning process is lacking • No orientation or gaudiness • No feedback/assistance provided when problems identified (or feedback and assistance provided too late)


Firstly, we would completely be aware that slow achievers can be classified into two types . One to be classified as the ones who have general weakness in all school subject .Maybe their weakness due to mental disabilities or incapacities .On the other hand, there are some students who have special difficulties or weakness