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‘A wealth of ideas and opinions providing usable ways forward for colleagues in mainstream to best support their pupils with DCD. I can wholeheartedly recommend it’ – Afasic News `This book has pulled together the expertise of a number of well-known professionals. We like the way Nichola Jones 'sets the scene', and outlines the child's main difficulties in the education environment… [T]his is a very practical book offering plenty of ideas in an area where teachers often have less confidence to put a programme in place' - SATIPS `This is an accessible overview of issues pertaining to the inclusion of children and young people wit Dyspraxia/developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD). Nichola Jones has drawn together contributions form a wider range of experts in the Dyspraxia field ...

Assessing Pupils with Coordination Difficulties
Assessing pupils with coordination difficulties
BarbaraWalsh
Introduction

Assessment is a process that gives both the pupil and the teacher an insight into learning. Learning is associated with a permanent change in the behaviour of the learner. To make sure learning has taken place, it must be assessed to see if the learning outcomes have been achieved. It is this process that helps to provide a constructive foundation for future planning and target setting as well as supplying the teacher with a valuable insight into the success of their own teaching and planning, including highlighting effective and ineffective aspects. This chapter aims to examine the importance of assessment in the learning of new skills and how this information can be used to progress learning. ...

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