Motivating Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gad Elbeheri
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317193628
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Motivating Children with Specific Learning Difficulties provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to what teachers need to know about motivation in pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties, including dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. Written by three of the world leaders in research on motivation and classroom learning, this book seeks to provide teachers with an increased understanding of why particular strategies should be used with their pupils. It recognises the challenge of motivating children with learning difficulties and looks to help teachers enhance their skills and self-sufficiency. The authors address what motivation is, how to encourage it and the links between motivation and learning. They consider a range of Specific Learning Difficulties in relation to literacy, numeracy, motor development and co-ordination and attention factors in learning. Key issues on learning differences are presented in order to identify and address pupils’ specific needs, and the role parents and educators can play in motivation is also examined. The information and reflections offered in this book will be of interest to teachers across the globe, as well as postgraduate students working towards a qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties.

The Motivation Breakthrough

Author: Richard Lavoie
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743289617
Size: 15,82 MB
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A guide for parents, educators, and caregivers on how to inspire unmotivated children identifies teaching strategies that can be applied to a variety of personality types, in a resource that explains how adults can become healthy and work-oriented role models.

Assessing Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317437802
Size: 14,46 MB
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This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties, this book provides practical guidance on implementing strategies that are tried and tested for use in any classroom, whilst also acknowledging that assessment is a process involving other professionals and parents. Addressing issues and topics common in inclusive classrooms around the world, key topics covered include: Specific Learning Difficulties in context Teacher Assessment in literacy, numeracy and movement Motor development and co-ordination Attention factors in learning The key issues on learning differences Self-esteem and emotional literacy How to enhance skills and the self-sufficiency of teachers Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties will be an invaluable guide for classroom teachers, learning support departments, psychologists and other professionals.

The Parents Guide To Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Veronica Bidwell
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784503088
Size: 19,86 MB
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Packed full of advice and practical strategies for parents and educators, this book is a one-stop-shop for supporting children with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). Part one introduces a spectrum of SpLDs, ranging from poor working memory, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, through to ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Specific Language Impairment and Visual Processing Difficulty. It explains clearly what each difficulty is, how it can affect a child's learning and how to help a child to succeed despite their difficulties. Part two includes a host of tips, tools and strategies to support your child's efforts in areas such as reading, writing, spelling and handwriting, as well as advice on motivation, confidence and managing life's setbacks. Written by an experienced Educational Psychologist, this is the perfect guide for parents and carers who are looking for ways to support their child's learning, as well as for educators and teachers looking for advice on how to differentiate lessons and motivate pupils with SpLDs.

Dyslexia And Other Learning Difficulties

Author: Mark Selikowitz
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199691770
Size: 20,98 MB
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Dyslexia and other learning difficulties offers a clear and sympathetic guide to the difficulties that parents and teachers need to surmount when faced with a child with learning difficulties. This encouraging approach and easy-to-read style will appeal to parents as well as to professionals who work with such children.

Learning And Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136774416
Size: 15,62 MB
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This book supports inclusive practice by examining learning difficulties within the context of how humans learn and how teaching can create or prevent problems. It includes: a detailed look at different perspectives on human learning practical teaching approaches grounded in sound theory information on moderate to sever difficulties in literacy and numeracy. This is an essential reference for SENCOs, staff working as part of a support unit or in special schools, LEA advisers, teachers and TAs.

Teaching Kids With Learning Difficulties In The Regular Classroom

Author: Susan Winebrenner
Editor: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575423421
Size: 11,57 MB
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A guide to improving learning outcomes for students who score below proficiency levels includes teaching methods, strategies, and tips to help teachers differentiate the curriculum in all subject areas to meet the needs of students labled "slow," "remedial," "LD," or others who struggle to learn.

Motivating Learners In The Classroom

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1849202680
Size: 18,70 MB
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`This is a rare find, a book that manages to turn educational theory into accessible practice. It will appeal to teachers, managers, support staff and anyone interested in how we learn...This is a book relevant to everyone involved in education as it gets right to the heart of what makes us achieve: motivation. An empowering read - don't miss it!' - Support for Learning `As the title suggests, motivation is a key theme, and this is explored with reference to theoretical perspectives on learning and how these can be translated into practice. A real strength of the book lies in its emphasis on the importance of managing learning and developing effective whole-school approaches to improving the motivation of pupils' - SENCO Update Help all your students become better learners! This book tells you how to recognise and meet the individual needs of different kinds of learners, and provides adaptable strategies for helping every learner develop their own successful approach to learning. Packed full of advice, the book contains: o ideas for ways to motivate all pupils o a chapter on learning styles in the early years o advice on how to create the best learning environment possible o questionnaires, memory games and organizational charts o key practice points o visual summaries at the end of each chapter The practical ideas offered in this book will be invaluable to all class teachers, trainee teachers and SENCOs.

A Parent S Guide To Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864318405
Size: 16,22 MB
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A Parent's Guide to Learning Difficulties provides parents with a clear explanation of the many causes of children's problems in learning. The book contains jargon-free and practical advice for helping children with reading, writing, and mathematics. It also explains how previously proven and effective methods can be implemented in home-tutoring situations, as well as in school. While the focus is on children with general learning difficulties, the book also provides important information about teaching and managing children with intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities, as well as autism. A Parent's Guide to Learning Difficulties also includes links to online information resources and references to books that will be useful.

The Australian Dyslexia Learning Difference Handbook

Author: Bernadette McLean
Editor: The Learning Difference Convention
ISBN: 099416002X
Size: 11,99 MB
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Annotation. The Australian Dyslexia Learning Difference Handbook 2014 Will be launched at this year's Learning Difference Convention in Sydney on 6 August Foreword by Sir Jim Rose Edited by Bernadette McLean and Jodi Clements Managing Editor Jillian Zocher Published by The Learning Difference Convention The Handbook is a compilation of articles from around the world, for those with, and those dealing with, dyslexia and learning differences. It includes content from some of the keynote speakers of the 2nd Learning Difference Convention in Sydney The Handbook is an annual publication and subscriptions are available as of 6 August 2014. The 2014 Edition includes contributions from: Sir Jim Rose Dr John Rack Prof Nicholson Bernadette McLean Jodi Clements Gavin Reid Niel McKay Walter Howe Fin O'Regan Francis Adlam Sylvia Moody Christobelle Yeoh Prof Denis Burham Caroline Bark Franois Nicoloff Amanda Tocci Brett Comerford Jeanette Davies.