Working Memory Difficulties and Explicit Instruction …. Effective Teaching and Support 218AX

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20/11/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location
The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of WA (inc.)

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Students with poor working memory often struggle to achieve in the classroom.  This workshop explains the characteristics of working memory weaknesses and the impact such difficulties have on academic performance.  Participants will be provided with an overview of the different types of memory, in particular working memory, and will examine the ways in which each are used in the classroom.

An additional focus of the workshop will be to explore a number of effective strategies, including the use of explicit instruction, that have been found to reduce the learning difficulties associated with working memory problems.

Presenter: Mandy Nayton

Mandy Nayton is the CEO of  DSF Literacy and Clinical Services and President of AUSPELD (the Australian Federation of Specific Educational Learning Difficulties Associations). She is an educational and developmental psychologist and qualified primary school teacher with extensive experience in the field of literacy education.  Mandy supports schools with literacy planning and provides professional development in the areas of literacy acquisition, vocabulary development, working memory, learning difficulties and the assessment of learning disorders.  Mandy is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University’s School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, has conducted research in collaboration with UWA, Curtin and Macquarie Universities, and was recently awarded an OAM for her services to education.

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$205.00
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$195.00 N/A
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$195.00 N/A
Tutor Ticket
DSF Specialist Teacher or Tutor
$165.00 N/A

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