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Teaching and learning difficulties [electronic resource] : cross-curricular perspectives / Peter Westwood.

By: Westwood, Peter S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (ix, 164 p.).ISBN: 9781429490337 (electronic bk.); 1429490330 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Effective teaching | Learning | Education -- Curricula | Learning disabilities | Literacy -- Study and teaching | Numeracy -- Study and teaching | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Learning DisabilitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching and learning difficulties.DDC classification: 371.9043 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1 Curriculum, teaching methods and learning difficulties; 2 Teacher-centred approaches to instruction; 3 Student-centred approaches to learning; 4 Classroom interactions for learning and teaching; 5 Teaching basic academic skills: literacy; 6 Teaching basic academic skills: mathematics; 7 Teaching science; 8 Teaching social studies, history, geography and environmental education; 9 Support for learning; References; Index;
Summary: Using a cross-curricular perspective, this text explores a number of teacher-directed and student-centred instructional approaches for classroom use. Strengths and weaknesses in each approach are highlighted, and specifi c aspects of any approach that may cause or exacerbate learning diffi culties are identifi ed and discussed. In addition to basic academic skills of literacy and numeracy, the writer has extended his discussion of effective teaching methods into the subject domains of science, social studies, history, geography and environmental education. Attention is also given to cla.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-159) and index.

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1 Curriculum, teaching methods and learning difficulties; 2 Teacher-centred approaches to instruction; 3 Student-centred approaches to learning; 4 Classroom interactions for learning and teaching; 5 Teaching basic academic skills: literacy; 6 Teaching basic academic skills: mathematics; 7 Teaching science; 8 Teaching social studies, history, geography and environmental education; 9 Support for learning; References; Index;

Using a cross-curricular perspective, this text explores a number of teacher-directed and student-centred instructional approaches for classroom use. Strengths and weaknesses in each approach are highlighted, and specifi c aspects of any approach that may cause or exacerbate learning diffi culties are identifi ed and discussed. In addition to basic academic skills of literacy and numeracy, the writer has extended his discussion of effective teaching methods into the subject domains of science, social studies, history, geography and environmental education. Attention is also given to cla.

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