Putting together the puzzle of our program

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Putting together the puzzle of our program. The main aim of our program is to give you the tools to become better teachers of students with learning difficulties. How does the program do this?. By providing the knowledge of the sources of learning difficulties The ways they can be assessed - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Putting together the puzzle of our program

    The main aim of our program is to give you the tools to become better teachers of students with learning difficulties

  • How does the program do this?

    By providing the knowledge of the sources of learning difficulties

    The ways they can be assessed

    The teaching strategies that can assist the LD child reach his/her potential in EAL acquisition

  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities

    gain insight into the nature of learning disabilities understand the learning disabled child understand the difficulties of acquisition of a FL for the child with learning disabilities Lesley 1

  • Implications in the classroom for foreign language learning:

    2ADD ADHD and Executive Functioning Cognitive dysfunctions (working memory and information processing)and their effect on the different components of language acquisitionLesley

  • Language disordersTo refresh your memory of linguistic concepts To present normal development of L1 and L2To explain what can go wrong in the process and whyto explain difficulties that are specific to English Ofra

  • Foreign language acquisition in LD childrenTo discuss L1/l2 relationship

    To focus specifically on difficulties in L2 literacy acquisition

    To discuss the problems of the English orthography Ofra

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  • Assessment as a means for building an intervention EAL programTools for assessing components of the English language. Analyses of student performance on the various subtests.Provides a basis for designing intervention programs.Pre- - post- testing facilitates measuring intervention progress (Janina)

  • Strategies for Teaching Children with LDExplicit, Multisensory , Intervention Programme

    Strategies to improve the reading and comprehension of the non reader.

    Remember :Since literacy is not a virus it should be taught, not caught. (Center, 2005)Naomi

  • The Computer as a Tool for Remediation

    Basic templates of LD computer gamesAnalyzing diagnostic data for designing gamesLD-friendly designing criteria

    How to adjust the computer interface for LD students?

    Ehud

  • Practical Instruction:Putting Theory into Practice Stephanie Fuchs

    Multisensory Differential Teaching (MDT) Teaching EAL to children with LD in different settings Putting theory into practice using knowledge from all courses Assessing, planning, creating materials Teaching, reflecting and supporting others

  • The Puzzle of our Program

    Psycholinguistic and cognitive theoretical underpinnings

    Intervention

    Assessment

    Technology as a means for implementationMediation between theory and practice