What Teachers Need To Know About Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319363
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Presents an overview of the education of learning disabled children, covering such topics as early identification and intervention, socal and behavioral issues, teaching strategies, and accommodation and support of students.

What Teachers Need To Know About Students With Disabilities

Author: Peter S. Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864318693
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Provides an overview of the disabilities that teachers may encounter in their classrooms. Explains how disabilities impact on students' learning and development. Covers intellectual disability, autism, Asperger syndrome, other pervasive develomental disorders, physical and health impairments, vision and hearing impairments, language and learning disorders, and emotional and behavioural disorders.

What Teachers Need To Know About Reading And Writing Difficulties

Author: Peter S. Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319606
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Literacy skills are fundamental to all areas of learning in the school curriculum, but also have a profound impact on an individual's chances of finding satisfying work in the years beyond school. This book draws on the latest research from around the world to explain some of the causes of literacy problems and gives practical advice on methods to support students with their own difficulties. Details of additional resources and online links are provided to assist teachers who wish to pursue some of the issues in greater depth. ò

Specific Learning Difficulties What Teachers Need To Know

Author: Diana Hudson
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500461
Size: 13,40 MB
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This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses commonly associated with each of these conditions, as well as practical suggestions for modifying teaching materials and methods to make learning enjoyable, effective and accessible for students. There are also dedicated chapters on helping students with SpLDs to develop effective revision skills and exam techniques. This straight-talking and accessible guide is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, and those in school management who want to know more about supporting students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

What Teachers Need To Know About Teaching Methods

Author: Peter S. Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319126
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Explains the different theories of teaching and learning, together with their underlying principles and methods. It defines the role of a teacher in the learning process and looks at the latest research on what contributes to effective practice.

What Teachers Need To Know About Spelling

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319444
Size: 12,57 MB
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This book bridges the gap between knowledge accumulated from research on spelling acquisition and the practicalities of teaching spelling more effectively. Current trends are examined, alongside community views on spelling standards because this is the context in which change is beginning to occur. The book contains practical suggestions on methods and activities applicable to all students, supplemented by specific advice on assessment, and links to additional resources.

Our Labeled Children

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Editor: Da Capo Press
ISBN:
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Discusses the ways learning disabilities are assessed and treated in American school systems

What Teachers Need To Know About Numeracy

Author: Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864319045
Size: 11,34 MB
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There is an increasing need for numeracy skills in all aspects of life. This book explores the issues that are emerging regarding the teaching of these skills, beginning with preschool and the early years of primary school through to adults with poor numeracy skills. It draws on research and relevant literature from several different countries to provide a comprehensive overview of the subject and contains many links to other sources of information and additional resources.

Asperger Syndrome What Teachers Need To Know

Author: Matt Winter
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857004307
Size: 17,77 MB
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As awareness and diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (AS) increases across the globe, it is essential that every teacher in every classroom has a familiarity with the condition and understands how best to support AS students at their school. This fully revised and expanded second edition is the ideal resource to point teachers in the right direction. Concise and instantly accessible, this book gives a clear summary of up-to-date information on Asperger Syndrome, describing the common characteristics to look out for, and offering simple strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS. Packed with useful tips and practical advice, this guide answers key questions such as 'Am I qualified to teach this child?' and 'How can I help the pupil with AS to learn?' New material includes information for teaching older children and adolescents with AS, tips on what to do when problems arise, as well as suggestions for a whole-school approach to helping students with AS. This book is the perfect go-to guide for teachers, teaching assistants and those in school management who want to know more about Asperger Syndrome in the mainstream inclusive classroom.

Assessing Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317437802
Size: 13,35 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.