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    Dyslexia at College

    £33.99 £28.99
    This fully updated third edition (2008), with all the wealth of experience of Liz du Pre, Dorothy Gilroy and Tim Miles - guides students through the process of applying for university.
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    Ways of Learning-276 Ways of Learning-276

    Ways of Learning

    £19.99 £17.99
    This book, by Alan Pritchard, is a detailed introduction to the major theories of children's learning styles in relation to teaching. It covers areas such as behaviourism, multiple intelligences, constructivism and metacognition. It gives advice on how the theoretical ideas of Piaget, Vygotsky and Bruner can be placed into a classroom context.
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    Memory and Learning-0 Memory and Learning-0

    Memory and Learning

    £25.99 £19.99
    Title: Memory and Learning
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    Teaching Children to Write-0 Teaching Children to Write-0
    This book by Pam Hodson and Deborah Jones is subtitiled 'The Process Approach to Writing for Literacy'. The following snippets from the introduction explain this approach.
  • This book, by Patrick Costello, offers a rationale for the increasingly popular idea among teachers and researchers, that young children should be taught critical thinking in the early years of their education.
  • Teaching children with Dyslexia-0 Teaching children with Dyslexia-0
    This book, by Philomena Ott.
  • ICT for Teaching Assistants-0 ICT for Teaching Assistants-0
    This book by John Galloway clearly explains why ICT is so important for teaching and learning. It includes step-by step instructions, photocopiables and links for further development to broaden understanding. It meet the National Occupational Standards and NVQ level 3 ICT. It is accessible, and essential for TA's who wish to develop their confidence in ICT
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    Speech and Language by Janet Tod and Mike Blamires-0 Speech and Language by Janet Tod and Mike Blamires-0
    This book addresses the principles behind Individual Education Plans for pupils who exhibit speech, language and communication difficulties.
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    Managing Dyslexia at University-0 Managing Dyslexia at University-0
    This comprehensive accessible guidebook is easy to dip into and comes full of practical advice covering assessment and diagnosis of dyslexia, recent developments in provision for dyslexic students at University, information about Disabled Students Allowance and provides practical advice for tutors and students alike. It also considers the roles and responsibilities of key members of University staff in relation to dyslexic students.
  • Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs-0 Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs-0
    This book offers teachers and parents a collection of illustrated ativities complete with student worksheets, discussion questions and evaluation suggestions to help adolescents with special needs acquire the basic skills they need to achieve independence and success in everyday life.
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    Teaching Children English as an Additional Language-0 Teaching Children English as an Additional Language-0
    This is a 10-week programme of units and lesson activities for children aged 7-11 years, who are new to English.
  • How the Brain Learns to Read-0 How the Brain Learns to Read-0
    This book by David Sousa makes the important connections between reading and brain research accessible for teachers and parents.It also has a practical use in suggesting strategies and programmes for improving reading and comprehension in Key Stages 1 - 4.
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    Dictionary of Word Origins-0 Dictionary of Word Origins-0
    This book aims to unravel where words come from. John Ayto is a top word expert and entertains all ages with this informative and humorous dictionary
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    Early Reading Development and Dyslexia-0 Early Reading Development and Dyslexia-0
    Author: Valerie Muter PhD, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University of York
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    101 Games for Social Skills-0 101 Games for Social Skills-0
    This book is full of creative and dynamic games that will help children to develop positive relationships and learn the skills of healthy interations. The activities are suitable for schools, youth groups, health departments and social services. Having fun is one of the best ways to learn.
  • How to create and develop a thinking classroom-0 How to create and develop a thinking classroom-0
    This book describes how to integrate tools such as 'brain-based' teaching, individual learning styles, multiple intelligences, and accelerated learnng into the finest traditional classroom practice.
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    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia-0 The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia-0
    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most important additions to the field of dyslexia for over a decade.
  • The Differentiated Classroom-0 The Differentiated Classroom-0
    This book by Carol Ann Tomlinson offers a powerful practical solution for primary and Secondary teachers who need to divide their time, resources and efforts to effectively instruct so many students of diverse backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests. She offers much more than theory filling the pages with real-life examples of teachers and students using differentiated instruction.Using a 'think versus sink approach' Tomlinson guides all readers through small changes, then even larger ones, until differentiation becomes a way of life that enriches both teachers and students.
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    Dyslexia Developing the Debate-0 Dyslexia Developing the Debate-0
    Julian Elliott and Rod Nicholson debate the issues behind the assertions that dyslexia is a clearly delineated condition diagnosed on the basis of appropriate cognitive tests with corresponding forms of intervention.
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    The Learning Brain Memory and Brain Development in Children-584 The Learning Brain Memory and Brain Development in Children-584
    Torkel Klingberg MD PhD is one of the worlds leading cognitive neuroscientists but in this book he wears his erudition lightly, writing with simplicity and good humour as he shows us how to give our children the best chance to learn and grow. He focuses in particular on 'working memory' and provides us with a variety of different techniques and scientific results that may just teach us how to improve our children's working memories.
  • The Effective Teachers Guide to Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties-0 The Effective Teachers Guide to Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties-0
    This book, by Michael Farrell, offers the classroom teacher practical advice, information and enlightenment that will help them bridge the gap between theory and practice, and equip them with a range of strategies with which to tackle every day classroom situations.
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    Implementing the Every Child Matters Strategy-0 Implementing the Every Child Matters Strategy-0
    This is a comprehensive resource for senior leaders,managers of Every Child Matters (ECM) and teachers responsible for leading the government's ECM strategy in Primary and Secondary schools and other educational settings such as academies, sixth form colleges, short stay school, children;s centres and early years settings.
  • How to Survive and succeed as a SENCO in Primary School-0 How to Survive and succeed as a SENCO in Primary School-0
    Whether you are a SENCO looking for ways to develop and enhance your practice or whether you are considering taking on the role, this book will provide an invaluable source of vital information and helpful advice. This essential guide, written by Veronica Birkett and Marj Laotian is packed with practical tips and ideas. The fully revised and updated information reflects changes in Government Policy and recent initiatives.
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    How to survive and succeed as a SENCO in Secondary school-0 How to survive and succeed as a SENCO in Secondary school-0
    This timely book by Brian Hepburn tackles head-on the issues and problems faced by secondary SENCos. It is packed with helpful and practical ideas. With a down to earth approach and wry sense of humour, Brian provides comprehensive coverage of everything you ever wanted to know about being a secondary SENCo but were afraid to ask.
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    How to survive and succeed as a Teaching Assistant-0 How to survive and succeed as a Teaching Assistant-0
    Veronica Birkett is a freelance educational consultant, trainer and writer. She has written an invaluable guide for all teaching assistants, whether new to the job or more experienced, as well as members of the senior management team, working alongside them. This reassuring book has been completely revised and updated to reflect the status and expectations of teaching assistants today.
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    How to create a parent friendly school-0 How to create a parent friendly school-0
    Susanna Pinkus is an academic associate of the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.Her research interests includes working with families, special educational policy and practice and the role of happiness in education. This practical book is an essential resource for anyone in schools wanting to develop their relationships with parents. It includes sections that will explain why working with parents is essential, help schools tackle conflicts with parents and how to build strong and lasting relationships with them.
  • How to support and manage Teaching Assistants-0 How to support and manage Teaching Assistants-0
    Veronica Birkett worked as an advisory teacher, supporting pupils with special educational needs, their teachers and teaching assistants. Her book is full of practical and sympathetic advice for both class teachers and senior managements teams.
  • How The Special Needs Brain Learns-0 How The Special Needs Brain Learns-0
    In this completely revised second edition David Sousa builds on the latest data by examining both simple and complex learning strategies that can be adapted for students with learning disabilities such as ADHD/ADD;speech, reading, writing and maths disabilities, emotional and behavioural disorders, Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Offering real strategies for real classrooms, Sousa's latest work is an indispensable tool for all educators, school administrators and preservice educators, as well as parents who want to better understand the way their children process and retain information
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    Glenys Fox is a Principal Educational Psychologist and a member of the National advisory Group on SEN. Marian Halliwell is a consultant for Inclusions (SEN) for Oxfordshire. Written for teaching assistants, special needs co-ordinators, training course providers and parents, this is an excellent and clearly written manual with an enormous amount of wisdom distilled into its 104 pages. The Authors have a wealth of expertise and experience converting often complex ideas into clear, readable language.
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    How to support and teach children with Special Educational Needs-0 How to support and teach children with Special Educational Needs-0
    Veronica Birkett has worked as an advisory teacher, supporting pupils with special educational needs, their teachers and teaching assistants. She now works as an educational consultant, trainer and writer. This book provides helpful hints and strategies for a wide range of difficulties, including those in the area of communication, learning, behavioural, sensory/physical and medical.
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    Teaching English as an Additional Language 5-11-0 Teaching English as an Additional Language 5-11-0
    Caroline Scott has created a quality programme that will strongly support the needs of a wide range of English language learners. This resource is strongly recommended for all teachers and school administrators who help service the needs of EAL students both in the U.K. and overseas. This flexible and user-friendly resource can be used with the English National Curriculum, International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and other English speaking curricula. It will be a must've for all schools looking to support newly arrived children with speaking English a an additional language.
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    The Primary English Encyclopaedia-0 The Primary English Encyclopaedia-0
    his reference book written by Margaret Mallet explains key concepts,ideas and current requirements in the huge area of primary English. This encyclopaedia aims to be comprehensive, user friendly and interesting. Whilst the author has the needs of UK primary teachers and students teachers very much in mind, the intended audience stretches to anyone concerned with children's progress in English up to 11 years.
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    Working Memory & Learning-0 Working Memory & Learning-0
    Susan Gathercole & Tracy Packiam- Alloway provide a coherent overview of the role played by working memory in learning during the school years, and use theory to inform good practice. Topics covered include: .the link between working memory skills and key areas of learning( such as literacy and numeracy) .the relationship between working memory and children with developmental disorders .assessment of children with working memory difficulties .strategies for supporting working memory in under performing children
  • Short-Term Memory Difficulties in Children-0 Short-Term Memory Difficulties in Children-0
    oanne Rudland is a practising speech and language therapist and her book provides a structured yet flexible approach to addressing the needs of children with short term memory difficulties. The book contains advice for teachers and parents; a baseline assessment and practical worksheets. Although primarily written for speech and language therapists, this book will prove useful in teaching and practising memory strategies for learning support assistants, teachers and anyone working with school aged children.
  • Reading and Learning Difficulties-0 Reading and Learning Difficulties-0
    All teachers recognise how crucial it is to develop good reading skills. This book will help teachers understand how pupils learn and will help them to meet those pupils' different needs through appropriate intervention.
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    This practical book provides teachers with techniques and suggestions to help dyslexic pupils. It is written by a team of experienced practitioners who work in a specialist school.
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    Success with Inclusion

    £33.99 £25.99
    This book by Glynis Hannell enables teachers to -
    • identify and record quickly and easily their pupils' individual learning patterns using the observational charts provided
    • structure a well - planned inclusive environment
    • implement creative and thoughtful learning interventions
    • create an atmosphere of flexibility and compassion
    The 42 photocopiable worksheets, checklists, charts, games and planners are provided in an appendix to give teachers a head start. Also included are observation charts, literacy and maths resources, as well as support material for teachers, pupils and parents.
  • This book by Mike Gershon is subtitled 'The Complete Guide'. It aims to give classroom teachers everything they need to ensure their pupils make superb progress, no matter which subject or age group they are teaching. It claims to be the number one tool for raising achievement in school. Sections include: Introduction to Assessment for Learning; How to elicit information about students' learning; Peer-assessment activities; Self-assessment activities; How to give great feedback; Example strengths and targets; and How to make AFL work across the curriculum
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    This classic book provides a synthesis of research on the cognitive deficits of dyslexia and reviews evidence concerning its biological bases. The author considers not only the causes of reading and spelling problems, but also how, in spite of their difficulties, dyslexic children accomplish levels of literacy that initially seem beyond them.
  • This book, published by the British Dyslexia Association, and edited by Professor John Stein considers the range of overlapping difficulties in dyslexia. Chapters cover the following areas - Visual Factors, Speech, Language and Communication, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism and Asperger's Syndrome, Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Mathematics Difficulties and Disabilities Each chapter is written  by an expert in the field.
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    This book by Duncan Milne explores the human brain to address the following questions- How does the brain learn to read? What are the best techniques to teach the reading brain? Why do some brains have problems learning to read?  
  • This book by Mary Colley is subtitled 'A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia'. This resource aims to help dyspraxic adults tackle everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. It also addresses important issues such as self esteem. This revised edition includes up-to-date sections on claiming benefits, independent living and community care if necessary.
  • Answers to First Aid is Science is a support book providing all the answers to exercises and revision tests set out in the main text 'First Aid in Science' by the same author.
  • First Aid in Science, by Robert Sulley, gives all the help, support and practice needed for learning and revising Science. It is ideal for use in the classroom, or as a reference and revision book.
  • This book, by Jenny Mosley  and Zara Niwano provides helpful support to those who work with children who do not respond to positive behaviour-management techniques. They provide a 'circles of support' model for how to reach primary-aged children beyond the normal strategies.  
  • This book by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnet provides a comprehensive collection of tried and tested old favourites together with brand new innovative games that will enhance children's self-esteem. Drawing on their in-depth knowledge and experience of teaching group games. Jenny
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    This second edition, edited by Maggie Snowling and  Joy Stackhouse, moves on from the first edition which explored the relationship between spoken and written language. The second edition continues to link theory to practice and will be of great value to professionals in the field of education, speech and language therapy and psychology. All the original chapters have been updated and new authors have been included to cover current developments.
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    The central themes of this book, edited by Mary Williams, is how children develop as writers and how self-awareness of how they are learning, raises achievement. It offers creative approaches to increasing pupil motivation and performance.