Building on best practice, this practical guide takes you step by step through how to establish quality written communication across the secondary curriculum. It can be used as a handbook by literacy co-ordinators to lead the approach as well as being a source of practical ideas for each subject area. Every teacher can help students internalise the pattern of language of their subject through focused talk activities related to exemplar text. This enables students to independently generate the sentence patterns and structures that are key to effective communication in any subject. EXPERT PERSPECTIVES OF INTERVENTIONS FOR READING (By Louisa C. Moats, Karen E. Dakin & R. Malatesha Joshi) $60
This new book brings together for the first time the most requested and timeless articles on key literacy related topics over the past decade from the International Dyslexia Association’s Perspectives on Language and Literacy. Inside you will find a solid foundation of research-based, classroom-tested principles in a practice-ready format that is ideal for teachers, administrators, graduate and undergraduate students of education, and policy makers who are seeking gold standard solutions to the intractable problems of illiteracy. THE SPELLING RULEBOOK (Pub. SEN Marketing) $43
An indispensable reference book for teachers and over 170 pages giving all the linguistic rules and phonic principles of English spelling. It includes generalisations for the phonic spelling of sounds and words, syllable division, rules of affixing and plural rules. Where there are known exceptions these are book is particularly valuable in teaching those who have auditory and visual processing difficulties. BASIC FACTS ABOUT DYSLEXIA AND OTHER READING PROBLEMS (By Moats & Dakin) $50
A must-have guide for any parent or teacher of a child struggling to learn to read, this essential resource begins by answering the question “What is Dyslexia?” The authors select and distil the most significant research in the field to provide clear and detailed explanations of the identification, understanding, emotional consequences and research into dyslexia and other reading problems. The book also covers the essential elements of effective reading instruction and treatment options for the most severe cases of dyslexia and other learning difficulties. BASIC FACTS ABOUT DYSLEXIA POWERPOINT PRESENTATION AND BOOK (By Moats & Dakin) $55
A PowerPoint Presentation developed by the Teaching & Learning Subcommittee of IDA accompanied by the IDA publication Basic Facts. This presentation is intended to provide an introduction, including the definition and treatment of dyslexia. Developed for use by regional branches of the IDA and by other professionals giving presentations on dyslexia. (Contents include 1 Basic Facts book and 1 PowerPoint Presentation on CD.) OUTSIDE THE SQUARE (DVD) $70
Outside the Square is a series of films designed to increase awareness and understanding of dyslexia in our education system. We develop a deep understanding of dyslexia and showcase effective teaching strategies to assist students with dyslexia.