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Pppt 20 09-2005



Teachers need to have a firm grasp on types of learners in order to deliver well.

Teachers need to have a firm grasp on types of learners in order to deliver well.



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  • Causes

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  • Poor SchoolPerformance Diagnosing the causes
  • Normal Hand Opposite Hand Comfortable  Uncomfortable Easy  Uneasy Neat  Untidy Fast  More Time taking Output as desired  Output not as desired Better Performance  Poor Performance
  • Are we all same?
  • Every individual isunique and has his/her own strengths and preferred learning style.
  • Underachievers at school are generally notPoor Performers in life.
  • It’s thecircumstances and opportunities thatmake the achieversand underachievers different.
  • It’s only that “EXTRA” which makesanything ordinary”EXTRAORDINARY”
  • Poor Performance is not a problem. Itmay be symptom ofa problem, cause of which has to be diagnosed.
  • Environmental Poor Causes IntelligenceEmotional Causes for UnderDisorders Achievement Physical Attention Learning Deficit Disorders Disorders
  • PHYSICAL PROBLEMS•Hearing Pr oblem•Shor t Sight, Other eye Pr oblems•Neur ological disor der like silent epilepsies Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 10
  • POOR INTELLIGENCE•Less than normal intelligence•Delayed milestone•Impaired cognitive development (Mental Retardation)•Slow Learners Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 11
  • LEARNING DISORDER(LD)•Reading Disorder•Writing Disorder•Spellings•Mathematics•Dyslexia Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 12
  • ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER(ADD)• Inborn brain disorder• Major problem in concentration• Cannot sit quietly and learn• Hyperactivity Disorder• ADD + HD Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 13
  • EMOTIONAL DISORDER•Emotional Problems•Conduct Problems•Fear of going to school•Unstable emotionally (Anxiety)•Defiant, disobedient Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 14
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS• Deprived or discordant environment• Poor discipline at home or school• Broken homes or fighting parents• Punitive teachers , frightening friends• Frequent change of school or medium of instruction Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 15
  • Learning Disorders Potential of an LD child may lie in something else worthwhile, otherthan academic skills.
  • 10% ofall school children areaffected by LD.
  • Being anLD child doesn’t meanhe/she is a bum.
  • LAZY! STUPID! !Will labeling help…???
  • …or there’sa remedy to it…????
  • Need of the hour is toCreate Awareness among theteachers, parents,& school authorities
  • Tell me, I may forget show me, I may remember but involve me, and I will learn.
  • Knowyourchild’sbrain
  • Left orRight??
  • Left Brain Hemisphere Right Brain Hemisphere processes the world processes the world through through language, letters, the senses without wordswords taste, touch,numbers movement, colour, music/focusing on details soundmaking lists focusing on the whole(sequentially) picturestep-by-step global perception (mind maps)facts intuition & feelings
  • A child with Dyslexia May not Reading , Writing, Mathsbe good at Music, Dance , Sports Games, Sketching ,But may Painting, Art, Architectureexcel at Agriculture, Chess, Motors and Machines,
  • A teacher or parent through deliberate observation can recognize potential skills of a child withLearning Disorders so as to make him an achiever.
  • If I can not learn the way you teach, will you teachme the wayI can learn?
  • Learning should be fun… …not a burden !!!
  • Learning Styles: Multi-Sensory Learning
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Tactile
  • Kinesthetic
  • Kinesthetic
  • Learning by Doing
  • On an average normal learners retain…
  •  10 _____ % of what they read 20 _____ % of what they hear 30 _____ % of what they see 50 _____ % of what they see and hear 70 _____ % of what they discuss 80 _____ % of personal experiences 90 _____ % of what they do 95 _____ % of what they teach others
  • 10 % of what they read
  • 20 % of what they hear
  • 30 % of what they see
  • 50 % of whatthey see & hear
  • 70 % of what theydiscuss with others
  • 80 % of personal experiences
  • 90 % of what they do
  • 95 % of what they teach others
  • Research shows that when we teach something to others, we ourselves definitely become good at that...
  • Our students could be teachers…
  • Importance of REVIEWS
  • Without review, information isforgotten almost immediately
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  • Recall is dramatically improved withregular reviews
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  • We forget easily After 24 hours we only remember20- 30 % of what we have learnt without any review.
  • Good News !We remember 80% of what we have learnt after six months with regular short reviews.
  • 5-Minute Reviewing  At end of lesson  After 24 hours  1 week later  1 month later  3 months later
  • Quiz/ MindExplain to Games Map Partner Act REVIEW OutSong KEY POINTS Flow Chart Write in colour Illustrate Story/ Sentence s
  • Let them be themselves 61 Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  • With love and positivereinforcement make them feel good about themselves.
  • Cheer them up withaffirmation, appreciation and celebration of their each little success
  • Motivating the learner I feel happy in this school It’s okay to I have set goals make mistakes. for my learning It’s okay to My teacherask questions. cares about me I know my I feel learning style valued & & how to learn respected It is not so I am involved in the difficult!! learning process Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com 64
  • Informal LearningImportance of teachers’ communication skills and behaviour
  •  Respect for all students Respect for students’ ideas and opinions
  •  Smiling and warm Positive, caring tone of voice Positive non- threatening body language
  • Attn: Theparents, teachers, & school authorities…
  • Each childperforming poor has a NEED not a PROBLEM!!!
  • There’s just aneed to identify that NEED…
  • …and help himovercome thatneed with care and lot more love!!!
  • Schooling is not all an all in terms ofEducation, it is just a part of education 72 Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com