Dyslexia and Design Technology

Author: Frances Ranaldi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135398380
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This practical guide will help busy teachers and learning support staff present the design technology curriculum in a way that will make it accessible to dyslexic pupils and create a more flexible and positive learning environment. Drawing upon her experience as a designer, teacher and mother of two dyslexic children, and also as a dyslexic learner herself, the author: dispels myths about the difficulties faced by dyslexic learners explains the variety of learning difficulties that they experience highlights the help that they need to access their potential gives an insight into issues relating to craft and design offers flexible strategies and solutions that can be used in the classroom or workshop.

Meeting SEN in the Curriculum Design Technology

Author: Louise T. Davies
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136771123
Format: PDF, Mobi
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All teachers are meeting more pupils with special needs in mainstream classrooms. Although there are general issues to be aware of subject specialists will always want specific guidance and examples. This series combines SEN expertise with subject knowledge to produce practical and immediate support. Covers: policy writing and how to do it; simple explanation of SEN labels; creating an inclusive classroom environment; monitoring and assessment; working with TAs; For secondary teachers, subjects Heads of Departments, SENCOs, Learning Support Departments and LEA advisers. This book includes: health and safety standards; selecting and using the right resources and materials; choosing the right teaching strategy to meet specific learning styles.

Dyslexia Successful Inclusion in the Secondary School

Author: Lindsay Peer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136628045
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Increasingly dyslexia is becoming a whole-school issue. The responsibility for addressing the needs of dyslexic students no longer rests with one individual but is the responsibility of all school staff - subject specialists and school management. This timely book addresses this need by providing specific guidance to secondary school staff on how to support dyslexic students within different subject areas and within the principles and practices of inclusion.

Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning

Author: Elke Schneider
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136611789
Format: PDF, Docs
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Offering strategies and techniques for teaching modern foreign languages - an often severely challenging subject for pupils with dyslexia - this book is specifically designed to meet the needs of the busy subject specialist teacher looking for guidance on supporting pupils. The book examines alternative approaches to teaching modern languages and introduces useful teaching materials and software. A list of references to resources and organizations offer the reader further assistance. While the book focuses on foreign language learning and teaching at the secondary level, ideas are provided on how to adapt the strategies for both younger and older foreign language learners with dyslexia. The book can be used effectively as a professional text for in-service and pre-service foreign language teachers as well as support staff.

Maths Learning Difficulties Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Author: Steve Chinn
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784509892
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by a world authority on maths difficulties in children, this accessible guide provides tried and tested visual strategies and tailored techniques to help teachers and parents support children with SpLDs who need help with maths. Drawing on the latest research, into areas such as cognition and meta-cognition, along with the authors' decades of teaching experience, the book offers insight into how maths learning difficulties, including dyslexia, dyscalculia and maths anxiety, make maths difficult. Each chapter looks at foundational areas of maths learning that children may struggle with, from early number experiences to basic addition and subtraction, times tables, measurement and more. Essential reading for any teacher, learning assistant or parent supporting children with maths.

Dyslexia and Physical Education

Author: Madeleine Portwood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135372837
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Much research has focused on dyslexia and co-ordination. This book examines the literature and provides a framework to support pupils with dyslexia, not only during PE lessons but in less structured environments, for example during break time when pupils are likely to be involved in physical activities.

Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Differences

Author: Judit Kormos
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1847696198
Format: PDF
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"This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests strategies that can be implemented to enable learners to succeed both in the classroom and in formal assessment"--Publisher.

Full House

Author: Maeve Binchy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101970723
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection They hadn’t intended it to be a full house. Dee and Liam had thought that their children would leave home one by one and come to see them on weekends. Wouldn’t that be nice? But Helen had never left; Rosie got married but not for long; Anthony writes songs and will be a sensation someday. And Dee wonders what she did wrong. Instead of enjoying her “old age,” she is taking care of everyone else. When a crisis occurs Dee takes charge and decides that something has to change—much to everyone’s surprise. Beloved storyteller and internationally bestselling author Maeve Binchy left a treasure trove of unpublished short stories after her death. “Full House” is everything we’ve come to expect from Binchy’s work—a world of charm, joy and sorrow, where we return again and again to be instructed and warmed. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Book Awards in 1999 and the Irish PEN/A.T. Cross Award in 2007 and is the author of many bestselling books including Maeve’s Times, Chestnut Street, and A Week in Winter. An eBook short.

Independent Schools Yearbook 2012 2013

Author: none
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408181185
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The highly-respected book of reference of sought-after Independent Schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council's Associations: HMC, GSA, The Society of Heads, IAPS, ISA and COBIS.

Dyslexia in the Classroom

Author: Dale R. Jordan
Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company
ISBN:
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Examines the causes, diagnosis, and correction of perceptual disorders characterized by chronic inability to process the language symbols used in speaking, reading, and writing