The term struggling student seems to come up often in conversations in the teacher’s lounge, the guidance counselor’s office, and in conversations with parents. But what does it mean, how can one get help for their child, and what does this help look like?
A struggling child may have:
Once the difficulty is identified, a plan of action needs to be created and implemented by both the school and family. It is important to check in with school on a consistent basis to see if the plan continues to be effective or if changes need to be made.
An effective plan of action: