Mind Reading for Teachers: How to tell, and what to do, when working memory isn’t working (Sydney)
The workshop will begin with some discussion of the key features of working memory (WM). The focus will be on how we can spot WM difficulties, through tests and also observation. I’ll also look at how we can support students to improve their skills and adapt their strategies.
The workshop will include practical activities to explore both auditory and visual aspects of WM, and practical methods of providing support, across different subject areas, to students in Primary and Senior School.
Dr Jennie Guise is a Practitioner Psychologist and author, with extensive experience of assessing for Specific Learning Difficulties in Primary and Secondary Schools, Further Education, Higher Education and in the workplace.
She has worked in research, and now in applied practice as founder and Director of Dysguise Ltd (http://www.dysguise.com).
She works in the UK and internationally, carrying out independent assessments for parents, schools, colleges, universities, and corporate clients, and providing seminars and workshops on dyslexia and related issues.
Dr Guise’s main interests are in identifying what will help individual learners to progress, and in working collaboratively with educators, and workplaces, to apply that knowledge in practical ways.
Date: Tues, 12 March 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm AEDT