After all the debate and politically driven ideology about teaching reading only via Phonics , this article reminds us powerfully why we teach reading , and how holistic approaches are probably more successful with children with SEND.
A child’s first experiences with books and stories, paper and crayons build the foundation for language, reading and writing.
“Teaching language and literacy via the use of books demands the highest quality teaching. This in turn requires knowledge, insight and curiosity about how children learn and develop alongside their unique interests and needs,” writes Kathryn Solly. Kathryn explains how children with SEN can become inspired about books and reading.
5th Annual SENCO Conference –
Book your place: http://entrust.education/Event/49177
Fri 14 July 2017
09:00 – 15:30 BST
The University Events Team, Birmingham City University
Teachers in particular know so little about this group of children who have transformed SEND registers in this 21st Century. With the World authority, Dr Susan Foster-Cohen speaking this is an essential Conference for SENCOs and special school staff.
In this latest issue of the SEND magazine there are articles on Girls with Autism Spectrum, and Mental Health in children with SEND.
- Chadsgrove Teaching School, Bromsgrove, W.Midlands; 31st January 2017
- Brookfields School Conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Reading; 6th January 2017
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Following the work of its Complex Needs Review Group , Chaired by Professor Barry Carpenter, nasen is delighted to announce the publication of the latest free legislative updates to the Complex Needs training materials.
This comprehensive online update sets out the most pressing legal responsibilities above and beyond the Children and Families Act 2014.
Whether you’re a SENCO, teacher, teaching assistant, governor or manager, these slide-based online materials are a rich resource designed with you in mind.
Access the key information that you’ll need for your school and ensure that you meet all of the necessary legal requirements for your setting.