9781446207086

Dyslexia-Friendly Teacher's Toolkit : Strategies for Teaching Students 3-18

  • ISBN 13:

    9781446207086

  • ISBN 10:

    1446207080

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/26/2013
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

In this toolkit the authors provide you with the foundations for making your setting and your teaching style dyslexia-friendly. There is a general overview of the principles and practices required, and what the dyslexia-aware teacher needs to bear in mind. Chapters cover: " understanding learners with dyslexia; " dyslexia and phonics; " dyslexia and English as an Additional Language " dyslexia and mathematics " dyslexia and science; " dyslexia and creativity. Each chapter includes visual chapter overviews, tried and tested strategies for the classroom and the whole school, using technology to help learners, case studies from practice, children's voices and sources of further information. The book offers you ideas and advice and will ensure you feel confident you are doing the right things to help overcome barriers to learning. Barbara Pavey is a dyslexia specialist and independent educational consultant based in Yorkshire. She is an outreach tutor for the dyslexia specialist programme at the Institute of Education, University of London. Margaret Meehan is Coordinator of Specialist Tuition at Swansea University, where she supports students with dyslexia and other disabilities.

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