Learning and teaching for dyslexic students Special educational  needs and/or disabilities Training toolkit Session 8 Area...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand current definitions of dyslexia  </li></ul><ul><li>be awa...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand some current definitions of dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>be...
Talents and abilities that often  accompany dyslexia <ul><li>Lateral thinking and imaginative problem solving </li></ul><u...
When things go wrong
Building self-confidence <ul><li>Use specific praise </li></ul><ul><li>Praise ideas, content and effort </li></ul><ul><li>...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will consider ways you can recognise students who are likely to be on the dyslexic continuum ...
Tools for identifying dyslexia and assessing learning needs <ul><li>National curriculum assessment profiles </li></ul><ul>...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will:  </li></ul><ul><li>consider when learning objectives might need to be modified for dys...
Waves of intervention Wave 3 Additional highly personalised interventions Wave 2 Additional interventions to enable studen...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will have some knowledge of teaching styles and approaches that are particularly appropriate ...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will be familiar with some of the ICT that can support dyslexic students </li></ul>Activity 5
Presenting written information  <ul><li>Printed information might look something like this to dyslexic learners </li></ul>...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>consolidate your learning about dyslexia by looking at  an example o...
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Learning And Teaching For Dyslexic Students - Session Eight

  1. 1. Learning and teaching for dyslexic students Special educational needs and/or disabilities Training toolkit Session 8 Areas of need set out in the SEN Code of Practice
  2. 2. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand current definitions of dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>be aware of some of the barriers to learning for dyslexic students </li></ul><ul><li>be able to recognise when to modify learning objectives for dyslexic students </li></ul><ul><li>know some teaching styles and approaches for dyslexic students </li></ul><ul><li>know how to make modifications or adjustments to remove barriers for dyslexic students </li></ul><ul><li>be familiar with some ICT that can support dyslexic students </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand some current definitions of dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>be aware of some of the barriers to learning experienced by dyslexic students </li></ul>Activity 1
  4. 4. Talents and abilities that often accompany dyslexia <ul><li>Lateral thinking and imaginative problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Good spatial awareness and visualising skills </li></ul>
  5. 5. When things go wrong
  6. 6. Building self-confidence <ul><li>Use specific praise </li></ul><ul><li>Praise ideas, content and effort </li></ul><ul><li>Value students’ work and ensure that the student and their peers do too </li></ul><ul><li>Notice and use students’ strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid exposing students’ weakness in front of their peers </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure everyone understands what dyslexia is, and is aware of famous dyslexic role models </li></ul>
  7. 7. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will consider ways you can recognise students who are likely to be on the dyslexic continuum </li></ul>Activity 2
  8. 8. Tools for identifying dyslexia and assessing learning needs <ul><li>National curriculum assessment profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Achievement of targets involving spelling, sequencing skills or rote recall </li></ul><ul><li>Day-to-day assessment by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Written work </li></ul><ul><li>Screening for difficulties in phonological awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Checklists </li></ul>
  9. 9. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>consider when learning objectives might need to be modified for dyslexic students </li></ul><ul><li>be familiar with some of the modifications or adjustments that can remove barriers to learning for dyslexic students </li></ul>Activity 3
  10. 10. Waves of intervention Wave 3 Additional highly personalised interventions Wave 2 Additional interventions to enable students to work at age-related expectations or above Wave 1 Inclusive quality first teaching for all
  11. 11. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will have some knowledge of teaching styles and approaches that are particularly appropriate for dyslexic students </li></ul>Activity 4
  12. 12. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will be familiar with some of the ICT that can support dyslexic students </li></ul>Activity 5
  13. 13. Presenting written information <ul><li>Printed information might look something like this to dyslexic learners </li></ul>(click on the box to activate the animation)
  14. 14. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>consolidate your learning about dyslexia by looking at an example of an appropriately differentiated lesson </li></ul><ul><li>identify key points of action to consolidate and apply your learning </li></ul>Activity 6

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