With the new edition of this activity book-the companion to Judith Birsh's bestselling text, Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills-students and practitioners will get the practice they need to use multisensory teaching effectively with students who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Ideal for both pre-service teacher education courses and in-service professional development, the activity book aligns with the third edition of the Multisensory Teaching textbook, so readers can easily use them in tandem. Students and professionals will get more than 100 easy-to-use activities that cover all the areas in the text, including oral language multisensory teaching research phonological awareness letter recognition syllable division spelling decoding fluency comprehension composition mathematics Users will also find answer keys, forms to help them with lesson planning, and other practical activities and handouts they can use with their own students. With this must-have activity book, educators will increase their knowledge of language structure and patterns, hone their instruction skills, and improve students' academic outcomes.
Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)
Meet the Author
Suzanne Carreker is Director of Teacher Development at Neuhaus Education Center in Bellaire, Texas, and is a Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor. For 17 years, she has been involved with the preparation of teachers who provide instruction in basic literacy skills. She was a classroom teacher at and consultant to The Briarwood School in Houston for 13 years. Mrs. Carreker is a frequent speaker at national conferences and has authored several multisensory structure language curricula. She has served as president of the Houston Branch of The International Dyslexia Association and currently is Vice President of the Academic Language Therapy Association Centers Council.
Judith R. Birsh, Ed.D., founded and has directed the Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Series in the Program in Learning Disabilities of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching since 1985. Her primary interests are the teaching of reading and the preparation of teachers to work with individuals with dyslexia. She is a consultant to public and private schools as well as a certified academic language therapist. Dr. Birsh was educational consultant on two Vineyard Video Productions videotape series for teachers and parents, Teaching the Learning Disabled: Study Skills and Learning Strategies (1991) and Learning Disabilities/Learning Abilities (1997; available from Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.). She is former president of the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and was the 1995 recipient of their award for achievement in the field of dyslexia education.