Supporting Children with Dyslexia

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317288793

Category: Education

Page: 138

View: 4638


Completely revised and updated in light of the new 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this second edition of Supporting Children with Dyslexia provides valuable advice and resources for teachers, TAs and SENCOs supporting pupils on the dyslexic spectrum. This practical resource will help those who are looking for expert guidance and strategies, as well as providing a professional development tool which will encourage outstanding practice at all levels. Spanning pre-school, primary and secondary teaching, this book covers the key areas to be considered when supporting pupils with dyslexia, including: how to identify a young person with dyslexia practical strategies for pre-school, primary and secondary settings useful advice to give to parents and carers of children and young people with dyslexia useful materials for continual professional development. Featuring helpful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources, this book provides guidance and practical strategies for identifying and supporting young people with dyslexia that will be of use to teachers, TAs, SENCOs and other educational professionals.

The Psychology of Education

Author: Martyn Long,Clare Wood,Karen Littleton,Terri Passenger,Kieron Sheehy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136889221

Category: Education

Page: 448

View: 6952


Written in an accessible and engaging style, this second edition of The Psychology of Education addresses key concepts from psychology which relate to education. Throughout the text the author team emphasise an evidence-based approach, providing practical suggestions to improve learning outcomes, while fictional case studies are used in this new edition to provide students with a sense of what psychological issues can look like in the classroom. Activities around these case studies give students the chance to think about how to apply their theoretical knowledge to these real-world contexts. ‘Key implications’ are drawn out at appropriate points, and throughout the book students are provided with strategies for interrogating evidence. Key terms are glossed throughout the book and chapters are summarised and followed by suggestions for further reading. A chapter on Learning interactions and social worlds is new to this edition. The following chapters have all been extensively updated: Learning Assessment Individual differences and achievement Student engagement and motivation The educational context Society and culture Language Literacy Inclusive education and special educational needs Behaviour problems Dealing with behaviour problems. This book is essential reading for undergraduate students of Education Studies and Psychology as well as trainee teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses. It will also be of use to postgraduates training to be educational psychologists.

Dyslexia Pocketbook

2nd Edition

Author: Julie Bennettt

Publisher: Management Pocketbooks

ISBN: 1908284730

Category: Self-Help

Page: 127

View: 2432


This pocketbook is a practical guide to helping dyslexic students overcome their learning barriers and unlock their potential. It provides an outline of what dyslexia is; ways to recognise 'at risk' signs; information about learning profiles of dyslexic students; suggested solutions; how to improve the performance of dyslexic students and pointers to further resources. The book starts by defining dyslexia and then moves on to consider the benefits of multi-sensory learning. Practical tools and techniques are provided for reading, handwriting, spelling, maths, speaking & listening, music, study skills and organisation. There are chapters on raising self-esteem and the 6 'Ls' (legibility, layout, language, links, large picture/little chunks, let it settle and look again) and on the different theories and practices currently in use. A former primary school teacher, author Julie Bennett has delivered training on dyslexia to a range of professionals, from early years practitioners to Open University staff and students. She has mild dyslexia herself and writes from first-hand experience, drawing on her work with children and adults with specific learning difficulties "Full of nuggets of information that will help teachers to understand their dyslexic pupils better, backed up with quality tips that are easily applied to the classroom to create a better learning environment for these pupils " "This inspirational book, which is engaging, informative and full of brilliant ideas, provides a true and rare insight into aiding dyslexics in their learning. It is an essential resource and I can't wait to try out many of the ideas in the classroom! "

Improving Low-Reading Ages in the Secondary School

Practical Strategies for Learning Support

Author: Paul Blum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134332181

Category: Education

Page: 124

View: 3507


This highly practical guide shows how learning support teachers and assistants can work effectively with secondary school pupils who are struggling with their reading. It relates directly to the working practices of teachers, steering them through issues such as: assessing the low-age reader working with reading withdrawal groups finding and creating resources for low-age readers constructing spelling strategies to support reading understanding the emotional dimension to being a poor reader how to effectively involve parents. Paul Blum offers valuable advice on how to make challenging mainstream subject textbooks accessible to low-aged readers and help on where to find good free resources as well as commercial materials to suit them. Exploring the vital relationship between the mainstream and learning support function, he also outlines the ways in which the two can be harnessed to make a significant difference to reading improvement.

Learning to Learn for Life 2

Research and Practical Examples for Key Stage 2

Author: N.A

Publisher: Network Continuum


Category: Education

Page: 165

View: 7881


Based on the Campaign for Learning's Learning to Learn in Schools Action Research Project, examines how to help pupils learn effectively.

Toe by Toe

A Highly Structured Multi-sensory Phonetic Approach to Literacy

Author: Keda Cowling,Harry Cowling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780952256403

Category: Dyslexic children

Page: 287

View: 9533


The Parent's Desk Reference

Author: Irene M. Franck,David M. Brownstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780136499893

Category: Child development

Page: 615

View: 6662


An encyclopedia about parenting with over 2,000 entries covering all aspects of child rearing from A to Z.