Developing your dyslexic students’ self-esteem
Research has demonstrated that 70% of academic success depends upon the belief of the student that they can succeed. The dyslexic student’s constant failure with regard to literacy skills, has been shown to lower their self-esteem. To empower dyslexic students to succeed in education it has been shown that it is important that educators understand what self-esteem and self- concept are, how to assess the self-esteem of dyslexic learners. Finally, to apply effective teaching strategies which enhance the self-esteem and self-concept of their dyslexic learners. Such strategies can be successfully integrated into any literacy or numeracy program, or any teaching or learning situation.