Ch 5: Strategies for Adapting to Learner Needs

About This Chapter

Students learn in different ways, especially when cultural or cognitive factors come into play. This chapter will explain various situations your students may face and how you as a teacher can respond appropriately to teach them most effectively.

Strategies for Adapting to Learner Needs - Chapter Summary

This chapter will present several examples of influences that impact students and their learning capabilities and will provide techniques for how to best approach these situations. The following types of students will be discussed:

  • Students of different cultures
  • Learners with sensory challenges
  • Students with social functioning and cognitive delays
  • Learners who are academically advanced and gifted

How It Helps

  • Identifies students' needs: Different types of situations will be presented to you so you can better identify what students in these circumstances may need to learn
  • Teaches techniques: After reviewing the learners' needs, you will be given methods to appropriately respond and educate them in the most effective way
  • Explains developmental milestones: You will be taught different developmental milestones so you can better understand possible delays in students' learning

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand culturally responsive teaching and how it can help specific students achieve educational success
  • Adapt your teaching methods for students who struggle with sensory issues
  • Recognize potential delays for developmental milestones and how to approach these situations
  • Expound on the capabilities of academically gifted students

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