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Supporting students with learning difficulties

Mercer, Louise (2008) Supporting students with learning difficulties. In Tangen, Donna J., Bland, Derek C., Spooner-Lane, Rebecca S., Sedgley, Teresa L., Mergler, Amanda G., Mercer, Louise, et al. (Eds.) Engaging diverse learners. Pearson Education Australia, Australia, pp. 116-142.

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    Abstract

    What does it mean to have a learning difficulty? In this chapter we will consider the various learning difficulties that some students in every classroom are likely to be experiencing. We will focus on the "high incidence" learning difficulties (occur with high frequency) rather than the "low incidence" learning difficulties (occur with low frequency). As we discuss the selected learning difficulties, we will consider common characteristics of students with these difficulties as well as approaches that will support their learning. We will also examine general approaches to instruction and learning that support the learning of all students including those with difficulties. Finally, we will consider how to access the support of specialized personnel who can assist you as a classroom teacher in meeting the needs of your students who are expecting difficulties with learning.

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    ID Code: 17532
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    ISBN: 9781442501126
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
    Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Pearson Education Australia
    Deposited On: 06 Feb 2009 11:17
    Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 18:43

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