Learning Disabilities: An Overview ( Dyslexia , Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia )

1,679 ViewsWhat is a learning disability? Some individuals, despite having an average or above average level of intelligence, have real difficulty acquiring basic academic skills. These skills include those needed for successful reading, writing, listening, speaking and/or math. These difficulties might be the result of a learning disability. The Individuals Read more…

Pedagogy Test Topic : Differentiation in Teaching

1,915 ViewsWhat does differentiation mean in teaching? Differentiation means tailoring instruction to meet individual needs. Whether teachers differentiate content, process, products, or the learning environment, the use of ongoing assessment and flexible grouping makes this a successful approach to instruction. What is Differentiated Instruction? Examples of How to Differentiate Instruction Read more…

‘Learning Disability’ and ‘Learning Difficulty’: What’s the difference?

1,185 ViewsThe terms ‘learning difficulty’ and ‘learning disability’ are often confused, or even used interchangeably but does that matter? While no-one wants to label any person’s disability or difficulty, sometimes labels are useful to help us to provide the right support. Although the term learning difficulty appears to be preferred Read more…