Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School

Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School

Author: Jill Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317563501

Category: Education

Page: 173

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Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School shows how secondary school teachers and other school staff can work with Teaching Assistants to ensure that classroom support is maximised and an optimum working relationship is developed. Based on research taken directly from the classroom, all recommendations and guidelines explored in this book are based on the findings of those who have consulted Teaching Assistants about their work, in order to better understand the dynamics of classrooms where at least one of the adults present is supporting the other, directly or indirectly. Topics studied include: Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant What the research tells us about Teaching Assistants How to plan before the lesson How to involve the Teaching Assistant in the lesson How to provide feedback and advocacy for the Teaching Assistant after the lesson This accessible text provides a highly supportive framework to prompt teachers to be proactive and plan ahead for effective use of their Teaching Assistants in the classroom and will be of interest to all secondary teachers, SENCOs, heads of departments and school managers.

Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School

Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School

Author: Jill Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317563518

Category: Education

Page: 114

View: 936

Achieving Outstanding Classroom Support in Your Secondary School shows how secondary school teachers and other school staff can work with Teaching Assistants to ensure that classroom support is maximised and an optimum working relationship is developed. Based on research taken directly from the classroom, all recommendations and guidelines explored in this book are based on the findings of those who have consulted Teaching Assistants about their work, in order to better understand the dynamics of classrooms where at least one of the adults present is supporting the other, directly or indirectly. Topics studied include: Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant What the research tells us about Teaching Assistants How to plan before the lesson How to involve the Teaching Assistant in the lesson How to provide feedback and advocacy for the Teaching Assistant after the lesson This accessible text provides a highly supportive framework to prompt teachers to be proactive and plan ahead for effective use of their Teaching Assistants in the classroom and will be of interest to all secondary teachers, SENCOs, heads of departments and school managers.

Developing Memory Skills in the Primary Classroom

Developing Memory Skills in the Primary Classroom

Author: Gill Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317484806

Category: Education

Page: 197

View: 181

How can we help children to develop their working memory? The memory demands in the classroom for children are high; they are constantly bombarded by new knowledge in multiple topic areas, given series of instructions to complete and expected to both learn and demonstrate their mastery of knowledge and skills on a daily basis. Developing Memory Skills in the Primary Classroom is a highly practical book that contains all the guidance and resources a school needs to boost their pupils’ working memory. Proven to have a positive impact on pupils, this tried and tested complete programme combines teaching pupils memory strategies with opportunities to practice those strategies within a small group, the classroom and at home. The resources provided by this book include: a variety of photocopiable games and activitiesextensive teaching notesa range of sample letters to parents/carersessential information sheetsbespoke baseline assessment toolsa detailed programme that can be run by a teaching assistant under the guidance of the SENCo. This text provides a clear link between working in the classroom and with parents in the home, making it a one-stop resource for any teacher, SENCo, teaching assistant or parent wanting to help children develop their working memory.

Supporting Children with Behaviour Issues in the Classroom

Supporting Children with Behaviour Issues in the Classroom

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317202004

Category: Education

Page: 126

View: 904

This completely revised edition is an easy to use resource for teachers, TAs and SENCOs concerned about behavioural issues in the classroom. It will support school staff in their approach to a range of behavioural issues, through a range of tried-and-tested strategies, including: How to create an environment of support and acceptance Techniques to provide an effective leaning environment Ways in which to communicate clearly with children with poor communication skills Whole class and whole school approaches for a positive learning environment How to maintain appropriate behaviours during unstructured break times This accessible reference tool will help any teacher to create and maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning. Packed with resources, it also includes templates and example Personal Support Plans, written by practitioners for practitioners.

Supporting Children with Cerebral Palsy

Supporting Children with Cerebral Palsy

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317285199

Category: Education

Page: 164

View: 286

Completely revised and fully updated in light of the 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this edition familiarises readers with the specific learning needs of cerebral palsy. Offering practical tips and tried-and-tested strategies from professional practitioners, this accessible guide provides advice on how to meet the needs of young people with cerebral palsy. This new edition presents all of the information practitioners will need to know to deliver outstanding provision for young people with cerebral palsy and support the inclusion of children and young people with cerebral palsy into mainstream schools. The far-reaching advice found within this guide includes: Planning for a pupil with cerebral palsy Accessing the curriculum, including specific advice on each subject area How to make effective use of support staff Developing independence skills Liaising between home and school Making the transition into adulthood With accessible materials, such as checklists, templates and photocopiable resources, this up-to-date guide will enable teachers and other professionals to feel more confident and effective in the support they can provide.

The SENCO Survival Guide

The SENCO Survival Guide

Author: Sylvia Edwards

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317395379

Category: Education

Page: 150

View: 382

Still the best ‘all round’ guide for SENCOs on the market’ Pippa Whittaker, Curriculum Leader for Inclusion, City Academy, Bristol The SENCO Survival Guide is an informative resource, fully updated with the new 2014 SEND Code of Practice and containing practical advice to help SENCOs manage their responsibilities and lead their school effectively towards a common goal. In light of current developments, this resource sets out the government's fresh agenda for whole school discussion and helps SENCOs in mainstream or special schools at every stage to manage changes in SEND policy and practice. With up to date information on the changes taking place to support learners with SEN and disabilities, this fully revised new edition also includes: strategies to break the cycle of SEND low achievement advice on crucial aspects of the SENCO role, including assessment, provision mapping, preparing for OFSTED, disability discrimination and equality advice on training, managing and deploying teaching assistants effectively ways in which the enhanced role of parents can be harnessed in order to achieve maximum success for learners with SEND. This book will give SENCOs the confidence, skills and knowledge to promote maximum achievement for learners with SEND in all schools, across all key stages and will support them in their role to develop and shape their schools’ policies and practices on SEND. This book will also be of use to other members of staff looking for practical strategies to raise the attainment of all pupils with SEN and disabilities.

The Post-16 SENCO Handbook

The Post-16 SENCO Handbook

Author: Elizabeth Ramshaw

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317225041

Category: Education

Page: 114

View: 601

This accessible, practical handbook provides essential guidance to SENCOs in sixth forms and colleges of further education on how to manage the support of students with additional needs, and how to work with their colleagues, students' families and external professionals to co-ordinate effective provision. As a result of the revised Code of Practice 0-25 years (2015) it has been necessary for the FE sector to develop a new approach to the responsibility for, and support of, students with learning difficulties and disabilities. With up-to-date information on supporting and taking responsibility for learners with SEN and disabilities, this book offers practical advice and guidance on: • The expectations of Further Education colleges and an overview of the learning difficulties/disabilities that they may need to support; • assessment methods and the importance of consistent, ongoing vigilance and analysis; • the roles, responsibilities and staff specialism involved in providing different support for different needs; • requesting and reviewing Education, Health and Care Plans; • working with families, carers, schools and other external professionals; • planning for the onward transition of a learner’s further education experience. The Post-16 SENCO Handbook will be essential reading for those involved with provision for post-16 students with additional learning needs who want to deepen their knowledge and enhance their practice.

Supporting Children with Dyslexia

Supporting Children with Dyslexia

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317288794

Category: Education

Page: 148

View: 248

Completely revised and updated in light of the new 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this second edition of Supporting Children with Dyslexia provides valuable advice and resources for teachers, TAs and SENCOs supporting pupils on the dyslexic spectrum. This practical resource will help those who are looking for expert guidance and strategies, as well as providing a professional development tool which will encourage outstanding practice at all levels. Spanning pre-school, primary and secondary teaching, this book covers the key areas to be considered when supporting pupils with dyslexia, including: how to identify a young person with dyslexia practical strategies for pre-school, primary and secondary settings useful advice to give to parents and carers of children and young people with dyslexia useful materials for continual professional development. Featuring helpful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources, this book provides guidance and practical strategies for identifying and supporting young people with dyslexia that will be of use to teachers, TAs, SENCOs and other educational professionals.

Supporting Children with Medical Conditions

Supporting Children with Medical Conditions

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317395256

Category: Education

Page: 152

View: 808

The fully revised new edition of Supporting Children with Medical Conditions provides teachers and practitioners with a reference to medical conditions most commonly found amongst school-aged children, including asthma, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, eczema, epilepsy, head injuries, heart conditions, hydrocephalus and spina bifida. With up to date advice for practitioners, each condition is clearly described in terms of causes, symptoms and treatment, and the authors accessibly explain the educational implications – what teachers and support staff should be aware of, how they can minimise pupils’ difficulties in school and maximise access to the curriculum. With all the vital information practitioners will need to know about Medical Conditions, this book includes: Definitions of different Medical Conditions and their educational implications Guidelines for staff providing intimate personal care for pupils Suggestions to allow pupils to have full access to the curriculum Fully updated with the 2014 SEND Code of Practice and the guidance published in 2014 on ‘Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions’, this text will help professionals be more effective in supporting learners in a variety of settings. It also features useful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources.

Supporting Children with Sensory Impairment

Supporting Children with Sensory Impairment

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317419662

Category: Education

Page: 100

View: 438

This book provides a quick and easy reference guide to different types of sensory impairment, including causes, symptoms and the implications on teaching and learning. With most children and young people with hearing or visual impairments attending mainstream schools, this book explains the most effective and practical strategies for use in mainstream classrooms. Fully up to date with the 2014 SEND Code of Practice, this accessible resource is split into two sections: Supporting Children with a Hearing Impairment and Supporting Children with a Visual Impairment. The wide-ranging chapters include: Educational access for pupils with hearing loss Teaching phonics Teaching deaf pupils with English as a second language Identifying children with visual impairment Classroom management Adapting resources This practical text provides strategies to use in schools to ensure that children with sensory impairments are fully supported. Featuring useful checklist and photocopiable resouces, it contains a wealth of valuable advice and tried-and-tested strategies for teachers and support staff working in early years settings, schools, academies and colleges.

Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

Author: Gavin Reid

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317437802

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 845

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.

Dyslexia and Early Childhood

Dyslexia and Early Childhood

Author: Barbara E. Pavey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317816881

Category: Education

Page: 146

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Taking a developmental approach, this accessible text addresses the ever increasing interest in identifying the characteristics of dyslexia in young children and reflects on the best way to reach and support these learners. Drawing upon current research, the author considers our current understanding of dyslexia and calls upon best practice to advise professionals, students and family members alike who seek to fulfil the potential of young children with, or showing the signs of, dyslexia. This book considers key topics explored in current best practice and dyslexia research, including: the importance of the role of speaking, hearing and understanding language dyslexia in relation to other languages and orthographies dyslexia and overlapping characteristics, particularly dyspraxia the role of play identifying and assessing dyslexia in the early years. Adopting a dyslexia-friendly position, Barbara Pavey acknowledges the ethics associated with a social model of disability, so that the focus is upon modifying teaching and learning, and respecting the views of children and parents throughout. This book includes assessment and practice strategies, good practice points, helpful ideas, first-hand narratives of dyslexia, pointers for further reading, resources and online tools, and will be of enormous practical use to anyone supporting a young child with potential or diagnosed dyslexia.