Oct 31st 2016

Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing (Coursera)

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This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.


Week 1: An overview

Week 2: Definitions and identification of dyslexia

Week 3: 'Co-morbidity', and psychological and social aspects

Week 4: Practical teaching approaches Part 1

Week 5: Practical teaching approaches Part 2

Week 6: Study skills, aids and accommodations