• Shivasakthy Manivasakan Associate Professor, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, India.
  • Sethuraman KR Vice Chancellor, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, India.
  • Carounanidy Usha Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, India.


Slow learners, low achievers, poor performers, motivation, learning strategies


Students with poor academic performance are of a great concern in all stakeholders perspectives. The reason for slow learning and low achieving is multifactorial and identifying the cause for each individual plays a major role to empower them. The teachers are valued by the number of students benefitted from them especially by those who struggle to sustain in the educational system. The high achievers learn on their own and the role of teacher is just to facilitate them. Whereas, the role of teacher with low achievers is to guide them with academic support by providing learning strategies, to counsel them when they are in need and to motivate them to get the desirable outcome.


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Shivasakthy Manivasakan, Sethuraman KR, & Carounanidy Usha. (2016). LEARN SLOW, ACHIEVE LOW - STUDENTS NEEDING ADDITIONAL CURRICULAR SUPPORT AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT (SNACS, SNAPS). International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(9). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/408