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  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORKING MEMORY IN CHILDREN
    THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORKING MEMORY IN CHILDREN
    Using the highly influential working memory framework as a guide, this textbook provides a clear comparison of the memory development of typically developing children with that of atypical children. The emphasis on explaining methodology throughout the book gives students a real understanding about the way experiments are carried out and how to critically evaluate experimental research.

    ISBN: 9781847873293
    Title: THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORKING MEMORY IN CHILDREN
    Price: $96.00
    Weight: 670g
    Dimension: 240mm X 170mm
    Price: $96.00
  • AUSPELD ULD  - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    AUSPELD ULD - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    Understanding Learning Difficulties: A guide for parents is designed to provide parents, caregivers, and/or family members of children with learning difficulties with a greater awareness and understanding of the impact learning difficulties can have on children during their school years. This Australian resource provides an overview of the nature of learning difficulties and the diagnostic process and gives an understanding of the educational rights of children with learning difficulties. This guide shares information regarding effective support strategies and evidence-based remediation approaches in order to equip parents and caregivers with the tools and knowledge necessary to assist their children throughout their education and beyond. This booklet is an essential tool for any parent that is raising a child with a learning difficulty.

    Revised Edition published in 2019.

    ISBN: AUS PAR ULD
    Title: AUSPELD ULD - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    Price: $25.00
    Weight: 260g
    Dimension: 295mm X 212mm
    Price: $25.00
  • AUSPELD UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A Practical Guide - Revised Edition
    AUSPELD UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A Practical Guide - Revised Edition

    This booklet, in conjunction with the enclosed
    CD, is designed to provide principals, teachers
    and school psychologists throughout Australia,
    with a greater awareness and understanding
    of the significant impact learning disabilities
    can have on students, and to outline the most
    effective remediation and accommodation
    strategies available to them in the classroom.





    If you wish to order Understanding Learning Difficulties from within Western Australia, please click here to order the WA version.

    Revised Edition published in 2019


    ISBN: AUSPELD ULD
    Title: AUSPELD UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A Practical Guide - Revised Edition
    Price: $55.00
    Weight: 150g
    Dimension: 290mm X 210mm
    Price: $55.00
  • READING FOR LIFE
    READING FOR LIFE
    Why is it that more people can't read and write? Why are there still so many vastly different methods of teaching literacy? Why do people still argue about it?

    Reading for Life examines these three questions, addressing the less evidence supported ideas about teaching reading and writing which are still alive and well in schools all over the world. This accessible guide bridges the gap between research and practice, translating academic findings into practical suggestions and ready-to-use techniques.

    Written in an approachable style and with informative graphics, vignettes and interviews woven throughout, this book covers:

    - the components of literacy, including phonics, vocabulary and fluency
    - the history of approaches to literacy teaching and an overview of the key figures
    - government-level inquiries into the provision of reading and writing teaching
    - the mindset which leads to acceptance of poor practice
    - the essential components of an effective literacy program with practical advice on selecting resources to get the job done well

    Reading for Life helps educational practitioners make informed decisions about which teaching methods to reject and select, and empowers parents to ask the right questions of professionals and policy makers. This book is a timely exploration of poor teaching methods and is an innovative, fresh assessment of how high quality literacy teaching can be provided for all.

    ISBN: 9781138590922
    Title: READING FOR LIFE
    Author: LYN STONE
    Price: $34.00
    Weight: 410g
    Dimension: 248mm X 171mm
    Price: $34.00
  • SCREEN OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS (SOCS)
    SCREEN OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS (SOCS)
    The Screen of Communication Skills (SOCS) is a language assessment developed by speech pathologists for children aged 3;6 to 6;6. It takes 15 mins for a teacher or EA to complete and assesses the areas of; semantics, comprehension, grammar, narrative, phonological awareness and speech.The SOCS provides age norms so the child's performance can be compared with other children of their age. It is useful for planning and programming, to know who to refer to speech pathology services and for using as pre and post testing to record improvement.

    ISBN: 3331436046001
    Title: SCREEN OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS (SOCS)
    Price: $320.00
    Weight: 600g
    Dimension: 310mm X 250mm
    Price: $320.00
  • SPELLING FOR LIFE
    SPELLING FOR LIFE
    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question 'spelling is...?' resulted in the following adjectives: 'difficult', 'complex', 'confusing', 'random', 'confounding'. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is scientific, law-abiding and even elegant.

    It explains that spelling is the manipulation of symbols according to agreed-upon patterns that produce predictable results. Spelling errors also fall into sets of predictable patterns. Success in spelling is not a product of intelligence. Many people struggle to spell due to coping strategies developed in place of explicit instruction. What gives spelling its 'complex' veneer is the fact that different ways of thinking are required at different levels from word to word. Some words can be spelt as they sound, others have to be visually memorised and some rely on knowledge of core rules about word-structure. A lot of words require more than one strand of knowledge. This book makes clear which strand needs to be applied in different situations.

    Often pupils who can read and express themselves competently nevertheless find spelling difficult. False assumptions about spelling, such as believing the English language is complex and/or irregular, damage confidence and lead to reluctance to even attempt to spell correctly.

    Spelling For Life enables teachers and pupils to:
    * learn what the common spelling coping strategies are
    * gain insights into undoing poor spelling habits
    * work together to notice patterns not only in regular spelling, but also in words which on the surface seem to break the spelling rules
    * practise successful spelling strategies, progressing from simple to complex words rapidly and with confidence.

    Using a synthesis of theory, research and teaching experience, the fascinating nature of English spelling is systematically teased out. The examples and exercises offer an encouraging, accessible way to implement the programme of study and strive to reveal the beauty of spelling. Aided by example lessons, progressive assessments, unique tools and extensive practice lists, this highly acclaimed overview of spelling succeeds in developing critical thinking and confidence when reading and spelling. It can be used in conjunction with any established phonics programme.

    ISBN: 9780415856935
    Title: SPELLING FOR LIFE
    Price: $63.00
    Weight: 540g
    Dimension: 245mm X 175mm
    Price: $63.00
  • TEACHER PROOF
    TEACHER PROOF
    Drawing from a wide range of recent and popular education theories and strategies, Tom Bennett highlights how much of what we think we know in schools hasn't been `proven' in any meaningful sense at all. He inspires teachers to decide for themselves what good and bad education really is, empowering them as professionals and raising their confidence in the classroom and the staffroom alike. Readers are encouraged to question and reflect on issues such as:

    * the most common ideas in modern education and where these ideas were born
    * the crisis in research right now
    * how research is commissioned and used by the people who make policy in the UK and beyond
    * the provenance of education research: who instigates it, who writes it, and how to spot when a claim is based on evidence and when it isn't
    * the different way that data can be analysed
    * what happens to the research conclusions once they escape the laboratory.

    Controversial, erudite and yet unremittingly entertaining, Tom includes practical suggestions for the classroom throughout. This book will be an ally to every teacher who's been handed an instruction on a platter and been told, `the research proves it.'

    ISBN: 9780415631266
    Title: TEACHER PROOF
    Author: TOM BENNETT
    Price: $42.00
    Weight: 300g
    Dimension: 215mm X 138mm
    Price: $42.00
  • UNDERSTANDING HOW WE LEARN - a visual guide
    UNDERSTANDING HOW WE LEARN - a visual guide
    This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning into their classroom practice. The book explores exactly what constitutes good evidence for effective learning and teaching strategies, how to make evidence-based judgments instead of relying on intuition, and how to apply findings from cognitive psychology directly to the classroom.

    Including real-life examples and case studies, FAQs, and a wealth of engaging illustrations to explain complex concepts and emphasize key points, the book is divided into four parts:

    - Evidence-based education and the science of learning
    - Basics of human cognitive processes
    - Strategies for effective learning
    - Tips for students, teachers, and parents.

    Written by "The Learning Scientists" and fully illustrated by Oliver Caviglioli, Understanding How We Learn is a rejuvenating and fresh examination of cognitive psychology's application to education. This is an essential read for all teachers and educational practitioners, designed to convey the concepts of research to the reality of a teacher's classroom.

    ISBN: 9781138561724
    Title: UNDERSTANDING HOW WE LEARN - a visual guide
    Price: $42.00
    Weight: 360g
    Dimension: 245mm X 173mm
    Price: $42.00
  • UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    Many parents or carers notice that their child is struggling at school but are unsure about the steps they should take. This Guide is designed to answer some of these questions. It has been developed to provide parents and carers with current information about the nature of learning disabilities and to offer practical guidance on the most appropriate identification and support.

    Revised Edition published in January 2019

    ISBN: DSFULD-02-PARE
    Title: UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS Revised Edition
    Price: $25.00
    Weight: 260g
    Dimension: 295mm X 215mm
    Price: $25.00
  • UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A PRACTICAL GUIDE - Revised Edition
    UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A PRACTICAL GUIDE - Revised Edition

    This booklet, in conjunction with the enclosed
    CD, is designed to provide principals, teachers
    and school psychologists throughout Australia,
    with a greater awareness and understanding
    of the significant impact learning disabilities
    can have on students, and to outline the most
    effective remediation and accommodation
    strategies available to them in the classroom.





    The CD contains a copy of the Guide plus
    a wide range of effective resources and
    strategies, all of which can be saved and
    printed for use throughout the school.



    Revised Edition published in Jan 2019

    ISBN: DSFULD-01
    Title: UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES - A PRACTICAL GUIDE - Revised Edition
    Price: $55.00
    Weight: 150g
    Dimension: 290mm X 210mm
    Price: $55.00
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