100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Dyslexia

100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Dyslexia

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One in a series of guides for teachers, this text presents 100 ideas for supporting pupils with dyslexia.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 249.47g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 082649398X
  • 9780826493989
  • 173,438

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"There is a place for this small volume in any school staffroom. Even the most experienced teachers and assistants will find new ideas or be reminded of some that have become dormant in the recesses of the memory." Special Magazine, November 2007show more

Table of contents

1. Planning for Learning; - different strategies; - classroom organization; - individual children's needs; 2. Identifying needs; - observation; - assessment; - coping with challenges; - ensuring success at tasks; 3. Reading; - irregular words; - vowel sounds; - letter sounds; - reading in context; - importance of language experience; 4. Reading comprehension; - use of inferences; - knowledge of concepts and schema; - vocabulary and language understanding; 5. Spelling; - strategies rules; - spelling in context; - visual shapes of words; - bottom up and bottom down strategies for both the visual and the analytical learner; 6. Creative writing; - developing creative writing skills; 7. Number work/Maths. - strategise for remembering times tables and number bonds; - time and dates; - mathematical concepts e.g. angles, fractions; 8. Memory; - memory strategies which are meaningful and fun; - passing exams; - revision; - note taking; - organization; 9. Discussion; - understanding and developing concepts through discussion; - developing discussion techniques; 10. Developing self-esteem; - peer acceptance; - group work; 11. Learning Styles; - identifying different learning styles; - cognitive; - environmental factors; - planning learning; - classroom organisation; 12. Self-advocacy; - helping children understand dyslexia.show more

About Gavin Reid

A teacher for many years, Dr Gavin Reid is now Senior Lecturer in Educational Studies at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.show more

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