Check out the useful articles here, especially the one by Dr Freya Spencer- White.
Month: November 2022
My FASD and Me
Check out the fabulous range of resources from the National FASD organisation.
Highly recommended are the Calming Cards, and the Break it Down Board. These both work well not only with children with FASD, but with any neurodevelopmental condition.Have a look and see what is available –
Teachers are growing in familiarity and confidence in the use of the Engagement Model, which became statutory summative assessment in September 2021.
They are realising its potential for a whole range of children ‘not engaged in subject specific learning’. As such, pedagogy is developing that supports classroom based formative assessment , and leads into the statutory summative assessment for EHCP meetings, Annual Reviews etc .
Teachers wishing to look deeper into the potential of Engagement ,and its evidence base , may wish to look at this podcast ‘What you really need to know about Engagement’, presented by Bev Cockbill and Professor Barry Carpenter.