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Supporting Students With Literacy Difficulties

Author : Glynn
ISBN : 9780335225149
Genre : Education
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"Arguably the most common sense, and certainly the most informative, contemporary text on literacy! Glynn, Wearmouth and Berryman bring a wealth of experience to the field of literacy, culture and family/school collaboration. We are indebted to the authors for putting together such an informative and groundbreaking text that has overarching relevance in today's multicultural society."--Dr Gavin Reid, University of Edinburgh, UK. "A much needed text to counter the overly psychological approach to teaching literacy. It emphasizes a socio-cultural approach which puts the focus on the interactive, responsive and social elements of the child learning to read in relation to the world around them." - Wally Penetito, Victoria University, New Zealand. In many countries, school populations are becoming increasingly socially and culturally diverse, and delivering effective literacy programmes is becoming more challenging and complex. This book shows schools how to address difficulties with literacy learning experienced by students of diverse backgrounds, by employing strategies that respond to and affirm difference.; This 'responsive approach' actively engages with students' prior knowledge and experiences and ensures that these are fully validated in the literacy activities of the classroom. The responsive approach includes members of students' homes and communities collaborating to facilitate their participation in defining and delivering literacy programmes. This book illustrates ways in which teachers and other adults can create responsive social contexts at school and at home, to enable all children to participate fully in reading, writing and oral language activities in the classroom. It offers effective strategies for overcoming barriers to literacy learning, including: reading tutoring that promotes comprehension and independence; writing partnerships that respond to children's messages; responsive feedback strategies; interactive contexts that promote student responsibility for learning; community and school collaboration to develop authentic learning tasks. "Supporting Students with Literacy Difficulties: A Responsive Approach" is key reading for teacher education students, practising teachers and parents.

Special Educational Needs And Disabilities In Schools

Author : Janice Wearmouth
ISBN : 9781474287647
Genre : Education
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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Schools is a key resource in supporting student teachers during and beyond their teaching training to begin to understand how, and be able, to address the needs of children and young people within schools and college in line with the Code of Practice (DfE, 2014). Drawing on her wealth of experience and up-to-date theory, Janice Wearmouth explores current legislation related to special educational needs and disability (SEND) within a historical and geographical context so that readers can understand how and why the current SEND policy and practice has developed as it has. She considers assessment and planning in relation to both informal and standardised approaches, and offers ways to engage with young people's, peers' and families' views and experiences. Wearmouth focuses on ways to understand, assess and address the most common forms of SEND: literacy and numeracy difficulties and behavioural concerns related to social, emotional and mental health. She discusses how ICT might be used to include young people with various degrees of difficulty in learning and explores professional relationships and partnership work with parents and families. Throughout this engaging guide, readers are supported with clear questions of focus for each chapter, and within each chapter exemplars and vignettes, and reflective and discussion activities for individuals and groups, can be found to enable them to consider their own practice to ensure that all young people can learn effectively in their classrooms. The supportive companion website provides a wealth of further reading resources.

The Routledge Companion To Dyslexia

Author : Gavin Reid
ISBN : 9780415430784
Genre : Education
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The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most important additions to the field of dyslexia for over a decade. Dyslexia is without doubt the most high profile and contentious learning difficulty, and it is a topic that has attracted a vast amount of research, opinion, professional schisms, and debate. The Companion provides an invaluable overview of the field of dyslexia with vital and clear emphasis on linking theoretical perspectives with best practice. This accessible text: presents a survey of current and future development in research, with a focus on how research can inform practice focuses on areas such as neurobiology, phonological processing, literacy acquisition, numeracy and multilingualism considers assessment and identification, with contributions on early identification, reading, spelling and mathematics addresses identifying and meeting needs in an inclusive context discusses inclusion and barriers to learning in a variety of different national contexts includes models of instruction, direct instruction, co-operative learning and cross-curricular learning. The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a superb resource for anyone interested in the subject, whether in education or related subjects such as psychology or neurology. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, with helpful further reading sections at the end of each entry, it is ideal for those coming to the field of dyslexia for the first time as well as students and practitioners already familiar with the subject.

Effective Practice For Adolescents With Reading And Literacy Challenges

Author : Lou Denti
ISBN : 9781135908201
Genre : Education
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Lack of reading proficiency is a barrier to understanding the academic content of any discipline. Effective Practice for Adolescents with Reading and Literacy Challenges provides secondary teachers with the knowledge and the strategies they need to improve their students' reading skills. Editors Denti and Guerin present a comprehensive collection of articles by a selection of prominent literacy and education researchers that provide practical approaches to improving literacy and offer accounts of successful evidence-based programs and practices that can be tailored to the needs of teachers working with struggling readers. Each chapter includes questions for review, a list of web resources, and suggested small group activities to encourage implementation of chapter ideas and strategies, making Effective Practice for Adolescents with Reading and Literacy Challenges a valuable tool for all teachers, regardless of content area.

Interventions For Reading Problems Second Edition

Author : Edward J. Daly
ISBN : 9781462519279
Genre : Psychology
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This user-friendly guide has been thoroughly revised to reflect significant changes in the way schools deliver reading instruction and intervention, especially for students at risk for reading failure. Step-by-step strategies target key areas of literacy development: phonological awareness, fluency, and comprehension. Particular emphasis is placed on scientifically based practices that do not require major curricular change and can be applied with students of varying ages and ability levels. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for ease of photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible assessment and instructional tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. New to This Edition: *Chapter on multi-tiered intervention delivery, plus additional discussion in other relevant chapters. *Chapter on interventions for English learners (ELs). *Chapter on vocabulary instruction, intervention, and assessment. *Additional graphing and data-analysis tools. *Coverage of new resources available through federal supports.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015066099238
Genre : English literature
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Educating Culturally Responsive Teachers

Author : Ana Maria Villegas
ISBN : 0791452409
Genre : Education
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Provides a coherent framework for preparing teachers to work with a diverse student population.

Linguistics And Language Behavior Abstracts

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Genre : Language and languages
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Visual Literacy In An Information Age

Author : International Visual Literacy Association. Conference
ISBN : PSU:000043584598
Genre : Education
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Special Needs Provision In Mainstream Primary Schools

Author : Ann Lewis
ISBN : 1858560292
Genre : Children with disabilities
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A report presenting evidence from a national survey of nearly 300 mainstream primary schools about their special needs policies and provisions. The implications of the findings are discussed with reference to the Code and to the National Curriculum.

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