Provide a variety of types of assignments.
Conference on a one-to-one basis.
Set realistic goals and expectations.
Avoid public confrontation.
Provide praise and positive feedback.
Be flexible with timelines.
Create personalized assignments.
Maintain contact with home.
Break tasks into sub-goals.
Teach the strategy of self- motivation.
Give blocks of information and vary the activities frequently.
Use Co-operative Learning.
Ask student to repeat instructions to you.
Move around room.
Provide immediate feedback.
Provide positive reinforcements.
State purpose and expectations of lesson.
Use directions or prompts.
Maintain eye contact.
Repeat important information.
Read aloud board notes and information.
Have realistic expectations.
Permit small groups.
Provide practice time.
Use electronic medium.
Wait longer for a response.
Do not ask the student to respond to questions without forewarning.
Keep distractions to a minimum (noise, physical).
Keep oral directions clear, simple, and slow.
Contract breaks during class time.
Write homework assignments on the board.
Encourage use of agenda organizer.
Tell student what is important to study.
Teach study skills (resource teacher, classroom teacher, mentor teacher).
Segment long assignments so student may complete work in small amounts.
Use three ring-binder.
Give open book tests or allow use of notes.
Give tests (without use of notes) – short answers, multiple choice, true/false, matching.
Assign fewer questions, especially in research projects if students are able to indicate that they comprehend and have mastered task.
Tape tests. Student listens and/or responds on tape.
Extend time on tests.
Clarify instructions and questions.
Use short quizzes instead of major tests.
Permit use of dictionary and calculator.
Reduce language loaded questions, particularly ones with multiple instructions.
Use student demonstration or modelling.
Use group presentations.
Give a practice exam.
Teach test-taking skills (resource teacher or classroom teacher).
Prepare students for evaluation (material covered, type of evaluation).