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 dyslexia of Maths’ – how to identify and cater for students who have dyscalculia.
Target Audience
Primary school teachers - new and experienced Lower Secondary school Maths teachers and SEN teachers
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Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
Want to help your students improve their daily spelling and perform optimally in the Language Conventions section of NAPLAN? Packed with strategies & resources for tea...
Target Audience
This course is designed for any teacher, primary or secondary, who wants to develop the skills and understandings needed to improve the spelling performance of a student
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Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
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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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
Early Childhood and Primary teachers
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Shirley Houston
Promoting a sound start to learning
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
94 reviews
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