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Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing

This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries. Participation in or completion of this online course will not confer academic credit for University of London programmes
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Rating 4.7 based on 203 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 4-6 hours/week
Starts Jul 6 (7 days ago)
Cost $49
From University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International, Dyslexia and Literacy International via Coursera
Instructors Dr Jenny Thomson, Dr Vincent Goetry
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Education
Tags Social Sciences Education

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so much in 12 reviews

I learnt SO much from watching the videos and all the various resources.

I learnt so much on this course!

thank you so much.

As an educator, there is so much that I can apply to my work and make a greater difference in my students' learning.

Amazing experience :) I have learned so much.

I am learning so much about characteristics, additional difficulties and strategies to support them.

challenging but so worth it and learned so much!

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very informative in 12 reviews

Very informative and practical, with great resources.

Very informative and helpful course to undertake.

It is a must for every teacher The course is well structured and very informative.

A wonderful, well organized, and very informative course.

A very informative, comprehensive course.

I have worked with students with learning difficulties for over 8 years and still found the information presented in this course to be up to date, practical and very informative.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR COMING UP WITH SUCH A WONDERFUL COURSE very informative, research oriented.

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reading and writing in 11 reviews

Thank you so much for developing this course to help make me aware of how to support students who has difficulty in reading and writing.

I'm not a teacher, but a home educating parent of a child with difficulties in reading and writing and I have learned so much that I can apply with my son.

I have learnt such a lot in only 6 weeks and now feel much more confident and better equipped skill wise to support pupils with reading and writing difficulties.

Stage by stage difficulties in reading and writing and how to identify them are explained in detailed way.

I highly recommend it to the teachers, tutors, SLPs and parents of children with reading and writing difficulties.

grounded in good theory.Excellent take -away strategies to use and implement to help children/adults who need extra support with reading and writing.

I can identify a child with dyslexia and help him\her in reading and writing.

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highly recommend in 9 reviews

I think this course might be helpful to educators but also to parents and medical practitioners.I highly recommend it.

Εxcellent course, I highly recommend it.

Highly recommended.

I highly recommend it to other teachers, Das, and people working with struggling readers.

I highly recommend this course- don't miss it!

I highly recommend the course for anyone interested in specialist work or supporting students.

Highly recommended great course with rich information This course has helped me to identify key strategies to help students of all ages become aware of their learning.

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recommend it in 8 reviews

I totally recommend it for every educator and parent.

I strongly recommend it!!!

I recommend it to every person who wants to know how to make learning easier to a dyslexic student.

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learnt a lot in 6 reviews

I learnt a lot.

highly recommened , great course, I learnt a lot!

I've really learnt a lot.

I have learnt a lot from this course and yes the professors were awesome in their lectures.

I learnt a lot for my future experience.

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Rating 4.7 based on 203 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 4-6 hours/week
Starts Jul 6 (7 days ago)
Cost $49
From University of London, UCL Institute of Education, Dyslexia International, Dyslexia and Literacy International via Coursera
Instructors Dr Jenny Thomson, Dr Vincent Goetry
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Education
Tags Social Sciences Education

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