Part 1: Literacy. 1. Reading. 2. Spelling. 3. Written Expression. 4. Vocabulary expansion/Grammar. Part 2: Learning. 5. General Knowledge. 6. Comprehension. 7. Learning Games for Fun. 8. Memory: tricks and strategies. Part 3: Cross Curricular. 9. Number Work. 10. English as an Additional Language (EAL). 11. Cross Curricular. 12. Creativity and Technology. 13. Home and School. Appendices.
Creative, multi-sensory, memorable and inclusive activities for children and teens with dyslexia
Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. Dr Jennie Guise is a Practitioner Psychologist with extensive experience of assessing for dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties.Nick Guise has worked for fourteen years as a Specialist Teacher for specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) with Secondary School pupils.
With practical ideas for classroom educators and interventionists,
The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities is filled with ready to
implement ideas that stretch beyond basic activities into
extensions, allowing easy differentiation for diverse learning
needs. This book is a must-have resource for all teachers. -- Corey
Zylstra, M. Ed., International OG/MSL Teacher Trainer and Executive
Director of REACH OG Learning Centres, Canada
A wonderful resource full of engaging and user-friendly activities cleverly combined with clear explanations to further our understanding of the learning strengths and needs of our young people with Dyslexia. The authors' advocacy for a fun, multi-sensory and scaffolded approach is beneficial for every student and encourages inclusivity. A very valuable book for all educators striving to provide creative and successful learning experiences for our children. -- Mandy Appleyard, Principal Teacher & Educational Consultant, Fun Track Learning Centre - Perth, Western Australia
This book is packed with practical ideas to enhance pupils' literacy and learning. Teachers could easily adapt these fun and engaging activities for teaching smaller groups or a whole class. Every task offers active learning opportunities to benefit all learners, not just those identified as dyslexic. -- Fiona Keir, Head of Support for Learning, ESMS Junior School, Edinburgh
The authors of this new book have a wealth of practical experience and theoretical knowledge about dyslexia. They have drawn on this to provide an excellent treasury of well-theorised, tried and tested resources that will enable teachers and other educators in schools, and families at home, to support dyslexic young people in ways that will engage their interest, re-motivate the disengaged and enable them to make real sustained progress in their literacy learning. -- Janice Wearmouth, Professor of Education, University of Bedfordshire
A fabulous classroom resource! In The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities for Kids and Teens, Reid, Guise and Guise have collated an easy to implement, clearly explained bank of ideas and resources for our dyslexic learners which are fun and engaging. Clear explanations and rationale, sharing a wealth of experience, the authors have provided practitioners with an accessible means to further supporting our dyslexic pupils. -- Lorna Harkins, Head of Support for Learning, Kelvinside Academy, UK