Special Education · Study Skills

Reading

A few ideas to help with reading for revision or assignment research.

Executive Function

5 memory boosters

5 ideas to boost learning when memory and organisation make things hard

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

5 fun ways to foster maths skills

Promoting early maths skills through everyday activities and fun

Language and literacy skills

Tools to tackle spelling

Infographic with tips on tackling spelling

Executive Function

5 thoughts on homework

5 ideas to make homework meaningful and manageable

Early Years · Executive Function · Language and literacy skills

8 ideas to promote listening skills

Listening skills, like any others, often need to be explicitly taught.

Raising awareness

Moving on

As dyslexia awareness week 2017 comes to a close, let’s be dyslexia aware year-round.

Raising awareness

Dyslexia Awareness Week

A few thoughts on raising dyslexia awareness.

Early Years · Raising awareness · Special Education

Sensory Needs

A look at sensory perception originally created and posted to mark Autism Hour 2017.

Executive Function · Language and literacy skills · Raising awareness

Supporting visual strengths and needs

For certain students, traditional teaching methods are not always sufficient, and sometimes not appropriate, no matter how sensitively planned and delivered. This may be for many reasons, including physiological, developmental and neurological differences. Some students, including many with with ADHD, autism and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, have what is known as a 'spiky'… Continue reading Supporting visual strengths and needs

Raising awareness

DLD Awareness Day

It's DLD Awareness Day...

Early Years · Executive Function · Language and literacy skills

Classroom visuals and displays

A few ideas on maximising the impact of posters and other classroom displays.

Early Years

Why does he do that?

via Daily Prompt: Sympathy Sometimes, a parent will quietly ask their child's class teacher or another parent if what they see in their child is 'normal'. Other times, a teacher might ask their student's previous teacher whether a particular conduct or difficulty is typical for that chid, or they might seek the advice of a… Continue reading Why does he do that?

Language and literacy skills

Reading Comprehension and Dyslexia/SpLDs

How dyslexia can affect reading comprehension and some strategies and ideas to support skills development

Special Education

Targets

What are SMART targets?