Join one of the professional associations such as PATOSS or the Dyslexia Guild to help ensure up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in the field.
: Watch the phonics screening test teachers training video and work through the Inclusion Development Programme’s Module 1 Dyslexia - Understanding and supporting Reading.
Using existing diagnosed learners in your setting, compare examples of their writing.
Conducting Action Research Viewed
Identify a strategy for supporting a Dyslexic-SpLD learner in your workplace and conduct a specific Action Research project with an interested colleague. See Framework User’s Guide for suggestions on how to measure the success of you and your colleagues
Thinking of a particular learner, read through ‘A Framework for Understanding Dyslexia’(Theories of Dyslexia) and assess which theory is most helpful to you in understanding your learner.
Accessible Case Studies from an NUT project, following teachers trialling Thinking Skills in the classroom. These can be used to develop multisensory strategies for action research in individual classrooms.