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4.5 PD HOURS

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30/11/2020

9.30am - 3.00pm - Log on between 9.15am and 9.30am (AEST)

Live Streamed Webinar

Primary and Lower Secondary Teachers and Support Staff

$215 + GST

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Making Maths Dyslexia Friendly

Literacy is not the only area of learning impacted by dyslexia. About 50% of dyslexics experience significant difficulty with Mathematics, in particular with learning of number bonds, number fact retrieval, number operations, understanding of place value, recall of sequences, mathematical vocabulary, solving of word problems and understanding of time and money. This practical seminar aims to give teachers the skills and access to resources they need to put in place effective multisensory, mastery-based intervention that can enhance the understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning of dyslexic students (and peers). The focus of activities will be the Number and Algebra strand of Mathematics and use of typical dyslexic strengths in learning.

 

Presented by Critical Agendas

Shirley Houston

Shirley Houston is an educational consultant with over 30 years of teaching experience. She earned her Masters degree in Special Education in 1983 and the Royal Society of Arts Certificate for Teachers of Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties. She has taught students in years K-12 at government, Catholic and Independent schools, in Australia and in America. She has lectured at several universities in Western Australia and at the Central Institute of Technology. Shirley has long had a passion for work with children and adults who have dyslexia. She is a long-standing Board member of The Dyslexia- SPELD Foundation of Western Australia and runs a variety of programs for dyslexic students.

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