Author: David Moseley
Publisher: Learning Development AIDS
Category: English language
Pupils with spelling difficulties often experience problems with the whole curriculum and lose confidence with writing. The 'ACE Spelling Dictionary' adopts a unique approach in order to overcome these issues, providing over 20,000 entries for commonly-misspelt words.
Photocopy Masters for Use with the ACE Spelling Dictionary
Author: David Moseley,Gwyn Singleton
Publisher: Learning Development AIDS
A set of photocopy masters for use in conjunction with the ACE Spelling Dictionary. It contains worksheets, activities and games which promote the use of the dictionary to reinforce and extend word skills. It is aimed specifically at the dyslexic or slow-learning reader.
A Personal Bank of Spellings
Author: David Moseley
This wordbank is designed to complement the ACE Spelling Dictionary. It serves as a personal reference book for each individual, using the Aurally Coded English (ACE) system. As pupils meet a word that they are unsure how to spell, they can use the ACE dictionary to find it. As that word is likely to be needed again, it can be added by hand to each pupil's personal wordbank.
A Practitioner's Handbook
Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty that affects the ability to read and spell. Affecting about ten per cent of children, it is the special educational need that teachers are most likely to encounter. This lively and interesting book provides advice on the most effective teaching and learning strategies that can be used in the classroom. Highly readable, practical and informative, Gavin Reid's book will prove invaluable for teachers, trainees, SENCOs and teaching assistants.
A Teacher’s Practical Guide
Author: Gad Elbeheri,Gavin Reid,John Everatt
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.
Author: Hull City Council
Completely revised and updated in light of the new 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this second edition of Supporting Children with Dyslexia provides valuable advice and resources for teachers, TAs and SENCOs supporting pupils on the dyslexic spectrum. This practical resource will help those who are looking for expert guidance and strategies, as well as providing a professional development tool which will encourage outstanding practice at all levels. Spanning pre-school, primary and secondary teaching, this book covers the key areas to be considered when supporting pupils with dyslexia, including: how to identify a young person with dyslexia practical strategies for pre-school, primary and secondary settings useful advice to give to parents and carers of children and young people with dyslexia useful materials for continual professional development. Featuring helpful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources, this book provides guidance and practical strategies for identifying and supporting young people with dyslexia that will be of use to teachers, TAs, SENCOs and other educational professionals.
A Reference and Resource Manual
Author: Philomena Ott
A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.
Author: Rody Politt,Joy Pollock,Elisabeth Waller
Dyslexia cuts across class, age and intelligence. All schools will have pupils with dyslexia and teachers of children of all ages need to be aware of the teaching methods and approaches which are most effective with these children. This fully revised and updated edition of a classic text offers invaluable advice to teachers on how they can recognize specific learning difficulties and give practical help to children in their classes. Written in clear, jargon-free language it provides guidelines on the way children with dyslexia learn language and achieve literacy and numeracy skills. It also includes chapters on handwriting, study skills and classroom management, whilst bearing in mind numerous demands made on classroom teachers. This new edition includes: * the National Literacy Strategy * how to make effective use of Teaching Assistants * an exploration of physical development * commentary on teaching children with diagnosed dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder.
Category: English language
With over 90,000 references and 118,000 translations, this dictionary is designed to help the user understand the language of the German media and contemporary literature. It includes a guide to German grammar, and entries on German life and culture.
Theory, Process and Intervention
Author: Gordon D. A. Brown,Nick C. Ellis
Brings together international, interdisciplinary research on spelling performance problems from cognitive and developmental psychology, linguistics, psycholinguistics, neuropsychology, computational approaches, connectionism and educational research. Covers topics such as the diversity and evolution of writing systems; analyses of spelling errors and latencies; computational models of spelling; developmental stages and causal transitions; abnormal spelling processes in developmental and acquired dyslexia, deafness, hyperlexia and other syndromes and much more.
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A Practical Handbook for the Classroom
Author: Hilary Broomfield,Margaret Combley
The first edition of this highly successful book received praise from many practioners in the field of language and learning difficulties. "Any practioner with an interest in the acquisition of literacy who takes the time to study Overcoming Dyslexia in some detail...will gain fresh insights iinto how they might approach the teaching of reading and spelling." --British Journal of Special Education The second edition of this practical book has been richly nourished by the experience of teachers and pupils usiing the first edition in the classroom. The authors have created new links between multisensory learning and the National Literacy Strategy and have applied these to the National Literacy Framework and the structure of the Literacy Hour. Part one gives an informative account of ther development of literacy skills and the barriers to learning for the dyslexic learner. Part two, 'Skills in Action,' provides a clear route to the development of Individual Education Plans, and will appeal to SENCOs and teachers and assistants working with the updated Code of Practice, providing additional support at school level and 'School Action Plus.' Part three, 'The Step by Step Programme,' details a systematic approach to learning letter sounds and high frequency words that can be used as part of a specialist programme or within the Literacy Hour.