Involving children in assessment is a very good practice (Whincup, n.d.). I fully consent with you that assessment should involve Danny as well so that he himself tracks his progress and feels motivated to do even better.
I appreciate your attempt to recognize a unique reason for Mr. Hamilton’s frustration. Obviously, a teacher would be frustrated to hear from his student that he can never learn the subject that he teaches, let alone a Math teacher! I like the fact that you have emphasized upon identifying the root-case of the problem before any strategies of intervention can be finalized. It is imperative that Mr. Hamilton asks Danny why he has established that he cannot learn Math. I also think that a performance chart would be a good idea to analyze the effectiveness of the instructional interventions, but would you please suggest what factors should be included in that performance ...Show more