Dyslexia and learning style

a practitioner's handbook

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Author: Tilly Mortimore

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781861563132

Category: Education

Page: 308

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The latest research into both dyslexia and learning styles shows that adapting the way teachers teach to suit the individual ways in which students learn can maximise success for all students dyslexic and non-dyslexic. The practical teaching suggestions contained within this book are based firmly upon research findings and have proved successful in a range of mainstream and specialist settings. The first section of this research based but practical book provides an overview of the latest research in two key areas: dyslexia and the dyslexia experience; and the major learning styles and the role they play in successful learning. The second section provides: a range of ways to diagnose a learning style; techniques to help students absorb, process, and create responses to information across the curriculum; practical strategies to help teachers adapt material to suit the different styles encountered in every classroom, and activities to help students develop a more flexible approach to learning

Dyslexia-friendly Practice in the Secondary Classroom

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Author: Tilly Mortimore,Jane Dupree

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857252135

Category: Education

Page: 160

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The first guide of its kind written specifically for trainee and newly qualified teachers, this standards-based text explores the needs of dyslexic learners in mainstream secondary schools. In light of the current dyslexia-friendly schools initiative, it looks at organisational-level support for dyslexic children, together with pragmatic strategies which teachers can use to support children's cross-curricular learning. Further, it includes case studies and practical tasks to build readers' confidence in supporting Specific Learning Difficulties, as well as a range of coping strategies and practical advice, based upon the authors' experience of working with dyslexic learners in different contexts over many years.

Living with Dyslexia

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Author: Nicola Brunswick

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448818664

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 166

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Explains dyslexia, describes the signs and symptoms of it, and discusses ways to manage the difficulties of it.

The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia

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Author: Gavin Reid,Angela Fawcett,Frank Manis,Linda Siegel

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848600372

Category: Education

Page: 528

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The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research. The book has 5 main sections: - neurological/genetic perspectives - cognitive and learning perspectives - educational influences - beyond school - international perspectives.

The Effective Teacher's Guide to Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties

Practical Strategies

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415360401

Category: Education

Page: 88

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Offering valuable practical advice, this book provides the ordinary classroom teacher with enough information to equip them with a range of strategies to tackle everyday classroom situations. This book expertly guides the reader through: legal and policy contexts terms and definitions interventions and rationale approaches related to different curriculum subjects provision for dyscalculia and acalculia. Taking into account recent policy changes, and with an emphasis on what works in the classroom, this book will prove a practical, readable and invaluable resource for the busy practitioner.

Dyslexia-Successful Inclusion in the Secondary School

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Author: Lindsay Peer,Gavin Reid

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136628045

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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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 Mathematics

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Author: Elaine Miles,Tim Miles

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136000941

Category: Education

Page: 176

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In this revised and fully updated second edition of the classic bestselling text, the formidable team of expert contributors, inluding Professor Tim Miles OBE, draw on their extensive experience in the field. The outcome is a wealth of material based on individual case studies supported by practical and accessible teaching strategies. The new material includes: * discussion of the latest thinking in the field - ideas on dyscalculia * information from a survey of primary school children * guidance on suitable testing material * innovative contributions on practice. The long awaited second edition of Dyslexia and Mathematics is unique in terms of its coverage and authority, and is a must-buy text for teachers, student teachers and special needs co-ordinators.

Handbook of Intellectual Styles

Preferences in Cognition, Learning, and Thinking

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Author: Li-fang Zhang,Robert J. Sternberg,Stephen Rayner, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826106676

Category: Psychology

Page: 429

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Learning Styles and Inclusion

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Author: Gavin Reid

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412910644

Category: Education

Page: 180

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The author discusses stages in the learning cycle, diverse learning styles, and how the classroom environment and different teaching methods influence children's ability to learn.

Dyslexia and Design & Technology

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Author: Frances Ranaldi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135398380

Category: Education

Page: 16

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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.