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Formative Assessment for Teaching and Learning

by Bill Boyle and Marie Charles SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2013
ISBN:
9781446292846
Format:
Ebk 240 pages
Price:
AU$72.00 NZ$73.91
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Today, there is increased emphasis on the coverage of special educational needs in initial teacher training. This comprehensive introduction begins by looking at inclusion policy and how barriers to achievement can be removed. The SEN Code of Conduct is explained and detailed guidance on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) is included. The book then goes on to give practical advice on the teaching of children with special educational needs in reading, speech and language, the autistic spectrum and behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. Finally, the book considers the wider context looking at partnerships with parents, carers and professionals in other agencies.

Part 1: Understanding Special Educational Needs
Inclusion: Policy agenda and legislation
The Special Educataional Needs Code of Practice
Learning and Cognition
Part 2: Teaching Special Educational Needs
Supporting children with reading difficulties
Speech and language
Supporting children with autistic spectrum disorders
Supporting children with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties
Part 3: The Wider Context
Developing partnerships with pupils and parents
Developing partnerships with outside agencies
Creating learne-friendly environments

'The principles in this book can be applied to any age and stage of development in education and it will be useful to current practising teachers, students following international and national teacher training courses; CPD or in-service work; Med and MA post-graduate assessment/teaching and learning modules'
Jonathan Glazzard has worked for 10 years as a primary SENCO in schools and now leads the SEN modules at the University of Huddersfield. Jane Stokoe has over thirty years experience as a primary school teacher. She has spent almost 20 years in Early Years and Key Stage 1, and is passionate about her role as a classroom practitioner with young children. Alison Hughes is a part-time Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Early Primary Education with QTS programme at the University of Huddersfield. She was formally a Headteacher for eleven years. She is passionate about sharing her experiences of excellent practice and research with trainee teachers. Annette Netherwood is a Lead Teacher in an all age, all inclusive Special School, who also lectures in SEN at Huddersfield University. She has extensive experience of SEN in both Mainstream and Special Schools and was a Research Associate for the National College of School Leadership. She sees the inclusion of Special Educational Needs in the training of teachers as a vital and necessary part of their development which has a positive impact on all areas of teaching and learning. Lesley Neve has extensive experience of working with pupils with SEN in primary and secondary schools and now works as a Senior Lecturer in Education.