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Dyslexia-Successful Inclusion in the Secondary School [NOOK Book]

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Increasingly dyslexia is becoming a whole-school issue. The responsibility for addressing the needs of dyslexic students no longer rests with one individual but is the responsibility of all school staff - subject specialists and school management. This timely book addresses this need by providing specific guidance to secondary school staff on how to support dyslexic students within different subject areas and within the principles and practices of inclusion.
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Dyslexia-Successful Inclusion in the Secondary School

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Overview

Increasingly dyslexia is becoming a whole-school issue. The responsibility for addressing the needs of dyslexic students no longer rests with one individual but is the responsibility of all school staff - subject specialists and school management. This timely book addresses this need by providing specific guidance to secondary school staff on how to support dyslexic students within different subject areas and within the principles and practices of inclusion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136628047
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword
The Editors
Comment from the Editors
Notes on the Contributors
Sect. 1 Introduction 1
1 Dyslexia and its Manifestations in the Secondary School 1
2 Biological, Cognitive and Educational Dimensions of Dyslexia: Current Scientific Thinking 10
Sect. 2 Inclusion: Issues, Principles and Practices 19
3 Inclusion and the Revised National Curriculum 19
4 Inclusion - The Issues 26
5 Inclusion - The Challenges 35
6 Inclusion - Changing the Variables 44
Sect. 3 The Subject of Success 54
7 Dyslexia and the Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages 54
8 Dyslexia and English 64
9 Dyslexia and History 72
10 Dyslexia and Geography 81
11 Dyslexia and Physics 89
12 Dyslexia and Biology 100
13 Dyslexia and General Science 110
14 Learning Styles and Mathematics 117
15 Supporting Students with Dyslexia in the Maths Classroom 126
16 Drama and Art: The Experience of Learning 135
Drama
Art
17 Dyslexia and Music 150
Sect. 4 Cross-curricular Aspects 158
18 Cross-curricular Approaches to Staff Development in Secondary Schools 158
19 Dyslexia Friendly Schools 166
20 Dyslexia Across the Curriculum 174
21 Inclusion and Dyslexia - The Exclusion of Bilingual Learners? 182
22 Individualised Learning in a Group Setting 188
23 Examining the Challenge: Preparing for Examinations 200
24 The use of Learning Styles and Thinking Skills to Access Success 209
Learning Styles
Thinking Skills
25 ICT Across the Curriculum 218
Part 1
Part 2
26 Self-esteem and Counselling 230
Sect. 5 Professional Perspectives 242
27 Assessment and Support in Secondary Schools - An Educational Psychologist's View 242
28 Dyslexia and the Careers Service 251
29 Dyslexia and the Law 259
30 Inclusion - A Parent's Perspective 267
Index 275
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