spoken language difficulties practical strategies and activities for teachers and other professionals

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Spoken Language Difficulties

Author : Lynn Stuart
ISBN : 9781136607448
Genre : Education
File Size : 89. 34 MB
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Intended as a practical approach to helping children who have spoken language difficulties because of general language delay or specific language impairment, this book contains ideas and activity sheets as well as structured guidance. Areas of language difficulty are identified, activities are suggested to meet these language needs and all this is supported by a developmental framework. This book also provides advice on classroom management and grouping, in addition to a bank of individual targets for IEPs which are linked to the activities and strategies suggested within the book. Suitable for non-specialists and specialists alike, many professionals find this book to be an invaluable resource, including mainstream teachers, teaching assistants, speech and language therapists working in schools, SENCOs, nursery nurses and special school teachers.

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Author : Northumberland County Council Communication Support Services, UK
ISBN : 9781134017942
Genre : Education
File Size : 20. 49 MB
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This book offers helpful categorization of problem areas, solutions that allow teachers to help children promptly and effectively, advice on setting IEP targets, and photocopiable resources.

Early Learning Goals For Children With Special Needs

Author : Collette Drifte
ISBN : 9781134152131
Genre : Education
File Size : 76. 98 MB
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In this book practitioners will find clear and workable suggestions for opening up the Early Learning Goals to children with special educational needs. It will help them to use each work area of the early years setting as a means to teach the curriculum, and offers plenty of down-to-earth advice on activities to try with children who have additional needs. Following the curriculum guidance laid down for the Foundation Stage, the author provides ideas for managing specific types of disability within the mainstream setting. Play is the focus throughout the book as the means of helping children to learn. There are photocopiable activity sheets at the end of each chapter, together with a concise list of further reading. Useful resources and contact addresses are included.

Supporting Children With Speech And Language Difficulties

Author : Hull City Council
ISBN : 9781317519256
Genre : Education
File Size : 28. 42 MB
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Completely revised and updated in light of the new SEND 2014 Code of Practice, this new edition describes the different types of difficulties experienced by pupils with speech, language and communication needs. It will help teachers and other professionals to feel more confident by providing expert guidance and practical strategies, and as a professional development tool, will also encourage outstanding practice by suggesting ideas and materials for in-house training sessions. The wide-ranging and accessible chapters explore topics including: Listening skills Phonological awareness Comprehension of language Activities for circle time Working with parents Featuring useful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources, this practical resource contains a wealth of valuable advice and tried-and-tested strategies for identifying children and young people with speech, language and communication needs, ensuring they have the support they need to make exceptional progress.

Exceptional Child Education Resources

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ISBN : UOM:39015077229477
Genre : Special education
File Size : 35. 58 MB
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Teaching Word Recognition Second Edition

Author : Rollanda E. O'Connor
ISBN : 9781462516339
Genre : Education
File Size : 25. 73 MB
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This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students progress as they work toward skilled reading of words. Presented are practical, evidence-based techniques and activities that target letter- sound pairings, decoding and blending, sight words, multisyllabic words, and fluency. Ideal for use in primary-grade classrooms, the book also offers specific guidance for working with older children who are having difficulties. Reproducible assessment tools and word lists can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research on word recognition and its connections to vocabulary, reading fluency, and comprehension. *Chapter on morphological (meaning-based) instruction. *Chapter on English language learners. *Instructive "Try This" activities at the end of each chapter for teacher study groups and professional development.

Teaching Beginner Ells Using Picture Books

Author : Ana Lado
ISBN : 9781452284255
Genre : Education
File Size : 90. 78 MB
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Picture your beginning ELLs reading their way to success! For beginning ELLs, a picture really is worth a thousand words! Picture books are useful tools for building important language and social foundations that students may miss through traditional instruction. Ana Lado provides all the tools you’ll need to engage ELLs of any age with picture books, including how to: Design lessons around picture books Select appropriate titles using specific criteria Incorporate fun and engaging strategies like singing and reenacting Access the book’s searchable online database to find the right book Integrate picture-book learning to facilitate development of English Language Proficiency

Talking To Learn

Author : Joan Green
ISBN : 1554779987
Genre : Oral communication
File Size : 26. 48 MB
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Talking to Learn features practical instructions and advice to guide teachers in setting up a respectful environment so that accountable talk can occur. This easy-to-use resource helps teachers manage the challenges of teaching and assessing oral language skills. It includes a valuable practical component offering strategies and activities that allow students to practice several different "talk frames," while stressing collaboration and dialogue in an interactive and dynamic classroom environment.

Interactive Language Teaching

Author : Wilga M. Rivers
ISBN : 9780521322164
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 80. 93 MB
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In this collection of essays, a distinguished group of innovative teachers and writers describe the approaches and techniques they have incorporated into their own teaching. The articles are designed to help classroom teachers make language classes more participatory and communication oriented. Successive articles deal with the structure of interaction in large and small groups: imaginative activities for listening, speaking, reading, writing, and testing; the use of poetry, song, and drama; how to perform grammar rules rather than recite them; the special contribution of authentic materials; using audio and video as well as computer software to enhance learning, tapping the community as a resource; learning to interact in different cultural styles; and preparing the student for real-life professional use of language. Teachers of any language and teachers in training will find in this volume a wealth of original and practical ideas for the classroom.

Dyslexia Strategies Supports And Interventions

Author : Sandra Rief
ISBN : 9781935609162
Genre : Education
File Size : 80. 64 MB
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This reference guide presents valuable information on dyslexia, as well as practical classroom strategies and accommodations to address areas such as: Phonological Awareness Decoding & Word Recognition Fluency Other important supports include study skills, learning strategies and social/emotional supports. Research-based Tier 2 and 3 interventions for students with dyslexia are also provided. A powerful "desk reference" for every teacher committed to addressing the needs of students with dyslexia in their classrooms.

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