Supporting spelling through an understanding of morphology
Possible signs of learning difficulties in Early Years
Orthography is just one of the skills students employ when learning to spell and write.
A free downloadable and editable booklet to support pencil control
Phonological knowledge is one of the skills needed for writing and spelling in English.
An overview of the final stages of writing development.
The first years of writing development.
An introduction to the early stages of formal literacy focused on preparation for writing.
On the urgency for all teachers to have access to hight quality SEND training, information and support.
via Daily Prompt: Record When children are small and make their first tentative steps into the world of education, often semi-informally in a play-based setting, each day can seem to bring with it another small trophy of the day's activities: some small, sticky objet or crinkled artwork that must, for an unspecified period, at the very… Continue reading Celebrating achievement
If we read the signs, we can often support students to achieve. Why doesn't it happen automatically?
I tried to let it go, but I just couldn't I had to share my reaction to the latest spanner in the works of teacher-parent relations.
10 books on executive function
Posters and visual timetables can be very useful both in the classroom and at home, particularly for students with learning differences. The key is to teach learners how to use them.
Executive function deficits can impact on mastery of mathematical skills. Read about how this can be supported here:
Sharing ideas to boost children's communication skills and promote literacy development.
Routines can play a vital part in academic success and life beyond school.
Some thought on students' self-esteem
In this post I am sharing one of the strategies that has helped my students.
Homework is an acknowledged area of challenge for students with learning difficulties, not least because of the demands on executive function.