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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 13 mm
"This book is a thorough but readable guide on the theory and practice of assessing children with specific learning difference" - Graeme Whyte, Special Children
"Overall this is an informative book, specialist teachers can recommend it to colleagues for a better understanding of SpLD and how interventions might work in an educational setting."- Jan Beechey, Dyslexia Review
"This book covers the full range of specific learning difficulties and provides practical guidance in terms of assessment and implementing strategies in the classroom. [...] This is a useful, timely and relevant publication" - SEN Magazine
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