Learning how to learn – supporting students with SEND to learn for tests and exams
Neil discusses learning how to learn with SEND and outlines ways to support students with SEND to learn for tests and exams. The session focuses on making revision ‘memorable’ for students who struggle to process and retain information when learning for tests.
3 takeaways from Neil’s training session
– Revisit paired reading approaches which support quick thinking, slow decoders to select and process key information from text –
– Engage with a range of kinaesthetic processing and organising techniques to improve retention and recall –
– Understand why retrieval activities have more impact than drilling, rote learning and ‘going back over it’ –
This session is aimed at Teachers, Senior Leaders, SENCOs, parents/carers and other educational professionals working with children with SEND.
Watch this preview of Neil’s presentation…
Neil received great feedback on his LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented live at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“Neil is clearly very knowledgeable about this subject.”
Naomi Clarke – MindSenseAbility
About the Creator
Neil MacKay / Freelance Consultant
Neil MacKay is a freelance consultant and trainer with over 26 years experience as a SENCO and school leader, working with children with a wide range of ages, needs and ability. He works internationally and is known for his ability to bring the classroom into his training and for providing lively, entertaining and thought provoking opportunities for teachers and teaching assistants to reflect on and develop their practice.
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