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How to interpret reading and spelling tests

If you have raw scores from a recent reading or spelling test, you can establish a suitable...
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Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools

Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in...
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To home school or not to home school?

For the past year I have been having a debate with myself about whether or not to home school my...
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The Dominance Factor by Carla Hannaford

Most people know whether they are left or right handed, but do they know which foot, hand, ear,...

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    I am a fully qualified and experienced assessor and teacher of children with dyslexia, dyspraxia, difficulties with maths, language, handwriting, memory or concentration. I work closely with the child's parents and teachers.
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    I provide 1:1 specialist tuition for children who require support for dyslexia, dyscalculia and handwriting difficulties in a positive, friendly environment using proven multi-sensory methods. I aim to build confidence whilst having fun!
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    I aim to build confidence in the key English skills of reading and writing, so that students of all levels can communicate more effectively, achieve better grades, and get pleasure and satisfaction from using English.
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    As an outstanding teacher of over 11 years, I have successfully taught my pupils to achieve or exceed their targets. These successes have come from inner city and private schools. My current tutees range from 6 years to 17 years of age.
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    I am teacher that specialises in tutoring - this can be for a short period to target a specific concern; longer term subject specific: extra help for a specific need such as dyscalculia; SAT's tuition, tutoring for the 11+ and proofreading.
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  • Sensory Challenges With Eating

    Bal Dheer Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Nottingham) Picture Hypersenstive (over sensitive) eating behaviours you might record: -Appearing to be a 'picky' eater, refusing certain food based on the flavour/temperature.- Having a 'beige' diet as the foods the person accepts will mainly be of this colour.- Gagging easily.- Resistance to trying new...
  • Teaching superspecialism for SEN and Dyslexia

    Expert Tutor PLAJ Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Harrow) Picture The most effective pedagogical principle for teaching in the primary phase today is formative assessment. This essay will outline my personal approaches to assessment for learning drawn from my experience in vibrant, multi-ethnic and multicultural schools. In exploring/examining the most...
  • Speaking With Children

    Catherine A Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (North West London) Picture In her book 'Tout est Langage' (All is Language) the French paediatrician and psychoanalyst Fan├žoise Dolto, who bases her work on a fundamental belief in the importance of speech, gives this lovely example of the way she responds to a child's demand for sweets: "I want to illustrate something...

 

  • Growth vs Fixed Mindset Editor's Pick

    Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South East London) Picture A fixed mindset is a major barrier to learning for any student. It is the belief that one's ability as a learner is 'fixed' and unchangeable, regardless of effort or practice put in. For the best results academically, it is vital that a growth mindset is fostered in students. This is achieved...
  • Anxiety When Learning, For A Child With SEN

    Qualified SEN Tutor London Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture A student with SEN participating in a learning task finds it uneasy, and feels they are taking a risk. Learning makes the pupil feel threatened and susceptible to failure, feelings of weakness and inadequacy, all of which can produce anxiety. Students with an education health care plan (EHCP)...
  • Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools Editor's Pick

    Viv Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in mainstream schools. However it is clear from research that youngsters struggle with daily routines, and face teachers in the academic environment who are not always sympathetic or simply do not know how to...