Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2015)
This manuscript is an extract of one of the third research questions from a PhD an on-going study on teaching learners with visual impairment. The study determined the challenges in teaching learners with visual impairment in Zambia. The work was an attempt to address the problem of poor academic performance of learners with visual impairment in Zambia through determining the challenges teachers face while teaching learners with visual impairment. Among the factors that can be attributed to the poor performance of these learners are the challenges in teaching them. It was discovered that, teachers faced challenges in teaching learners with visual impairment in Zambia. Teachers experienced challenges when teaching using question and answer method, expository method, group discussion method, demonstration method and inquiry method. The challenges experienced contributed to the learners’ poor academic performance and classroom participation.
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