Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 27 April 2021, 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are a teacher who wants to learn how to assist a student with dyslexia-related numeracy difficulties to master components of the Number and Algebra strand.
This webinar focuses on topic-specific strategies that can be used to help the student with dyslexia-related numeracy difficulties to master components of the Number and Algebra strand. Participants will look at activities and resources that can aid recall of number facts and procedures, and understanding of fractions, algebra and time. The emphasis will be on visual strategies, kinaesthetic experiences and whole-to-part learning.
Schools are required to make reasonable adjustments to meet the needs of students with disability and this includes dyslexia.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes
- The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student learning outcomes.
- a knowledge of resources and activities that can be used to assist students with dyslexia related difficulties mastery of the components of the Number and Algebra strands.
Shirley Houston is an educational consultant with over 35 years of teaching experience and a Masters degree in Special Education. She is a long-standing Board member of The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of Western Australia. Shirley has established a reputation as a caring, dynamic and innovative educator whose programs reflect both current research and a deep understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties and disabilities. She has taught students in Years K-12 at government, Catholic and Independent schools, in Australia and in America.