Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties: A teacher's practical guide

Author:   Gavin Reid ,  Gad Elbeheri ,  John Everatt
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780415670272


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   16 July 2015
Format:   Paperback
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This comprehensive book provides all the information that teachers need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment will be addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention will also be a key focus. Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties, this book provides practical help on implementing strategies that are tried and tested for use in any classroom. The authors address issues and topics common in inclusive classrooms around the world, including: literacy and numeracy teaching 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. This book also acknowledges that assessment is a process that involves other professionals and parents and shows how to understand and interpret the needs and work of other stakeholders.

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Author:   Gavin Reid ,  Gad Elbeheri ,  John Everatt
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.318kg
ISBN:  

9780415670272


ISBN 10:   0415670276
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   16 July 2015
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: SpLD in Context -Pointers for practice Chapter 2: Assessment Process Chapter 3: Teacher Assessment: Literacy Chapter 4: Teacher Assessment: Numeracy Chapter 5: Teacher Assessment: Movement Chapter 6: Behavioural problems Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Emotional and Behavioural Disorders Chapter 7: The Role of the Educational Psychologist and Teacher Assessments Chapter 8: Recognising and dealing with Self-esteem, motivation and emotional needs Chapter 9: Identifying and Utilising Learning Preferences and Styles Chapter 10: Higher Education and the Workplace Chapter 11: Developing an Assessment Framework Chapter 12: Sources and resources - some guidance References

Reviews

Overall this is an informative book, specialist teachers can recommend it to colleagues for a better understanding of SpLD and how interventions might work in an educational setting. - Jan Beechey, Dyslexia Review This book covers the full range of specific learning difficulties and provides practical guidance in terms of assessment and implementing strategies in the classroom. [...] This is a useful, timely and relevant publication - SEN Magazine


Author Information

Gavin Reid has published 24 books so far, with David Fulton, Routledge, Continuum, Wiley and Sage, and these include: Dyslexia: A Practitioners Handbook, 4th edition (Wiley) Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents (Wiley, 2004) Dyslexia and Inclusion (Routledge/David Fulton, 2005) Motivating Learners in the Classroom: Ideas and Strategies (Sage, 2007) Learning Styles and Inclusion (Sage, 2005) 100 Ideas for supporting pupils with Dyslexia (Continuum) Dyslexia: A Teaching Assistants Handbook (Continuum) Effective Learning: Ideas into Action (Continuum, 2009)

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