Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Author: Geoff D. Kewley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781843123460
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A practical guide to the process of dealing more effectively with ADHD, from initial recognition to effective management strategies via assessment and diagnosis. The author gives an overview of ADHD based on the broad internationally recognised approach to ADHD, which takes account of biological as well as environmental elements.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Author: Geoff Kewley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113690073X
Size: 33.53 MB
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This revised new edition provides teachers with a highly practical guide to dealing more effectively with ADHD, from initial recognition to effective management strategies via assessment and diagnosis.

Inclusion

Author: Linda Evans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135394679
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Inclusion is much more than special needs – it’s also about helping the hard to reach, the gifted and talented, those with English as an additional language and much more depending on your area and its social and cultural diversity. Whatever the individual make up of your school, this book will tell you the basic principles that you need in order to both satisfy OfSTED and provide the right opportunities for your pupils.

Developing Inclusive Practice

Author: Elizabeth Cowne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136633081
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Aimed at all those wishing to develop inclusive practice, this book introduces a theoretical framework for managing an inclusive approach to developing SEN practice within primary and secondary schools, together with some early years examples. Throughout the emphasis is on how to make inclusive practice work in school settings. It includes strategies to overcome common problems; examples of successful projects; case studies illustrating points made; INSET activities for training purposes; and discussion points at the end of each chapter. SENCOs and those training SENCOs should find this book particularly helpful. Members of senior management teams and anyone interested in developing inclusive practice will find it equally relevant to their needs.

Foundations Of Primary Teaching

Author: Denis Hayes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136675159
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Now in its fifth edition, Foundations of Primary Teaching will be an essential resource for any trainee or practicing primary teacher. Written in a friendly and accessible manner, this book has been updated in line with the new curriculum and provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of teaching within the primary school. It blends theory and practice to foster and develop effective pedagogy and, in so doing, to stimulate your thinking, expand your horizons and motivate you to relish one of the most thrilling, frustrating, exhausting, exciting and important jobs in the world. Written specifically for student teachers on BA, BEd and PGCE courses, as well as students taking Education Studies, this text will encourage you to develop a fuller understanding and appreciation of teaching as professional practice through an emphasis on: Reflective thinking and action Relationships and motivation in the classroom A full range of tried and tested teaching and assessment strategies Creativity and transferable teaching skills Personalised learning. Also incorporating new material on changes and innovations that have taken place in education; childhood; the process of, and context for, learning; and issues teachers face, as well as updated further reading lists, this wholly revised fifth edition should be on the bookshelf of all student teachers on initial teacher training courses at the primary level, newly qualified teachers and more experienced teachers wishing to enhance their practice.

Special Teaching For Special Children Pedagogies For Inclusion

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 033522623X
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This book addresses this question, looking at pupils’ special learning needs including low attainment, learning difficulties, language difficulties, emotional and behavioural problems and sensory needs. Some special needs groups (for example dyslexia) have argued strongly for the need for particular specialist approaches. In contrast, many proponents of inclusion have argued that ‘good teaching is good teaching for all’ and that all children benefit from similar approaches.

Assessing Children With Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317437799
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This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties, this book provides practical guidance on implementing strategies that are tried and tested for use in any classroom, whilst also acknowledging that assessment is a process involving other professionals and parents. Addressing issues and topics common in inclusive classrooms around the world, key topics covered include: Specific Learning Difficulties in context Teacher Assessment in literacy, numeracy and movement Motor development and co-ordination Attention factors in learning The key issues on learning differences Self-esteem and emotional literacy How to enhance skills and the self-sufficiency of teachers Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties will be an invaluable guide for classroom teachers, learning support departments, psychologists and other professionals.

Teaching Gifted Children 4 7

Author: Valsa Koshy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134146469
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This book offers practical guidelines on how to identify gifted and talented young children and looks at ways to enhance their learning opportunities. Provided are a wealth of practical, tried and tested strategies that readers will be able to use in their classrooms with confidence. It includes advice on how to create the right classroom environment, guidance on how to assess and record children's talents, a list of suggested appropriate resources, and help with planning the curriculum. The emphasis is on creating a classroom environment that encourages children to be engaged in higher order thinking skills, exploration and creativity; the importance of play and the role of questioning is highlighted. Using case studies of young gifted children and rooted in theoretically sound principles, this book makes a significant contribution to the learning and teaching of younger children. Teachers, teaching assistants, advisers, Gifted and Talented Coordinators and training teachers will find this book relevant to their needs.

Special Educational Needs For Newly Qualified And Student Teachers

Author: Rita Cheminais
Publisher: David Fulton Pub
ISBN:
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This reference covers the essential aspects of special educational needs important to effective classroom practice and relevant to NQT Induction Standards. It explores: recent legislative changes to the Code of Practice; practical hints and strategies to meet a diversity of pupil learning and behaviour needs; working with parents of SEN children; working with learning support assistants and subject teachers; making effective use of ICT with SEN pupils; and the role of SENCO.

Dyslexia And Inclusion

Author: Gavin Reid
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415607582
Size: 46.14 MB
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Now fully updated, Dyslexia and Inclusion aims to equip all teachers with the necessary knowledge of dyslexia in order to for it to be effectively understood and dealt with in the classroom. The book is based around Reid's five signposts for successful inclusion - acknowledging differences, recognizing strengths, understanding what is meant by inclusion, planning for practice, and ensuring that the task outcomes are attainable. In identifying the key issues of inclusive practice, the book details current research whilst also providing support to meet the practical needs of the classroom teacher. This highly practical, topical and accessible text includes chapters on: effective learning curriculum access and differentiation whole school approaches specific approaches in reading, spelling, writing and numeracy. By understanding the crucial aspects of dyslexia, teachers can be pro-active and anticipate the type of difficulties they may encounter. This book will be beneficial to all teachers looking to support their students with dyslexia and help them to fulfil their potential in school and in the wider community.