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.

Specific Learning Difficulties What Teachers Need To Know

Author: Diana Hudson
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500461
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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 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

What Teachers Need To Know About Students With Disabilities

Author: Peter S. Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 0864318693
Size: 15,86 MB
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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.

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

Assessing Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317437802
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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.

Reading And Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Stuart Westwood
Editor: Aust Council for Ed Research
ISBN: 086431390X
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This book is a guide to teaching reading more effectively to a wide range of children. It presents various research-supported approaches to teaching, explains why learning problems sometimes occur, and what can be done to prevent or overcome these difficulties.-- back cover, ed.

Teaching English Learners And Students With Learning Difficulties In An Inclusive Classroom

Author: John W. Carr
Editor: WestEd
ISBN: 0914409670
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This guidebook offers powerful, concrete ways to engage all middle and high school students -- especially English learners and students with other special needs -- in successful learning. Teachers will benefit from the practical, evidence-based approaches for teaching standards-based content in any subject area. School and district leaders will benefit from the sustainable schoolwide and districtwide practices that respect diversity and support inclusion. Authors John Carr and Sharen Bertrando provide invaluable insight, tools, and strategies, including: An effective framework for teaching diverse learners in any core discipline Specific steps and resources for helping students organize concepts, develop appropriate use of academic language, and communicate ideas effectively Rubrics identifying key characteristics of five English language proficiency levels, along with teaching strategies appropriate for each Methods for scaffolding assessments to ensure every student has a fair and accurate way to communicate what he or she is learning A lesson plan template for combining and putting into practice all of the ideas, approaches, and tools included in this guidebook

Learning And Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136774416
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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.

Reading And Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136604332
Size: 19,42 MB
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All teachers recognize how crucial the acquisition of good reading skills is. This book will help teachers understand how pupils learn and help them to meet those pupils' different needs through appropriate intervention. The book includes: clear explanations of different learning difficulties; guidelines on types of assessment; advice on how to select the best type of intervention and support.