We felt that it was important to look at each of the pupils individually, as their experiences at home were so diverse that we could not be certain what they had learned over this period.
Following an extended school absence the most important question we should consider is ‘How do we motivate our students to re-engage with the curriculum we are offering?’
“I would encourage schools to think of this, not so much as a transition point, but more as a transition window. Some learners will need longer than others to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of school life.”
Lia Castiglione, Professional Practice Leader at Patoss talks about the options available for students with dyslexia.
In the classroom, the main driver to gather pupil data must be to understand strengths and weaknesses of our pupils and adapt teaching and learning to match
As encapsulated by the Simple View of Reading, skilled reading involves the ability to read words accurately and efficiently and the ability to understand language.