Shirley Houston



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10/05/2012

Shirley Houston

Promoting a sound start to learning

Shirley has a Masters degree in Special Education and has been teaching in the area of Special Needs for 30 years. She has taught in government and independent schools, primary and secondary, universities and TAFE. Shirley has also taught in several states of Australia and in the U.S. Her particular interests are specific learning difficulties, early childhood, education of young gifted children and literacy. She loves travel, reading and music.

Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
Learn about the impact of working memory deficits on learning and the strategies and tools that can support students with weak working memory.
Target Audience
Primary school teachers
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Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
Learn about ‘the dyslexia of Maths’ – how to identify and cater for students who have dyscalculia.
Target Audience
Primary school teachers - new and experienced Secondary school Maths teachers and SEN teachers
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Dyslexia can impact significantly on Maths performance. Learn how to make your Maths instruction dyslexia-friendly.
Target Audience
This course is designed for primary teachers and lower secondary Maths teachers.
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Learn how to help dyslexic students experience and acknowledge success through use of support strategies including assistive technology and resilience training.
Target Audience
This course is designed for upper primary and secondary teachers
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Look at models of synthetic phonics instruction and learn about effective resources and fun-filled strategies for use in research-based teaching.
Target Audience
Early Childhood and Primary teachers
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Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
Look at models of synthetic phonics instruction and learn about effective resources and fun-filled strategies for use in research-based teaching.
Target Audience
Primary school teachers, especially those working in early childhood, will benefit from this workshop.
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