Effective ways for Educators Dealing with Individual Difference

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 08:44 -- Umar Farooq

Effective ways for Educators Dealing with Individual Difference

The following guidelines can help educators to cope and deal with individual differences

1. Knowledge of Individual Personality

The first step to deal with individual differences is the information about an individual choices, abilities, interest, and attitude. In this regard help can be taken from various kinds of test, personal records, family, peer group etc.

2. Adjustment in Curriculum

Curriculum should be rich of all kinds of subjects and co-curricular activities in order to take into consideration the individual interest and capabilities.

3. Adjustment of Method of Teaching

Educator is on liberty to adopt the proper teaching methods on the basis of individual differences in order to meet different learning styles of the learners.

4. Special Program or Individualizing Instruction

School can arrange special classes for a specific group of learners or individualize coaching can also be adopted for a particular duration.

5. Grouping of Learners

Learners can also be grouped together on the basis of same individual differences in order to teach them in group to save time and resources.