Corey Zylstra, M. Ed., International OG/MSL Teacher Trainer and Executive Director of REACH OG Learning Centres, Canada
With practical ideas for classroom educators and interventionists, The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities is filled with ready to implement ideas that stretch beyond basic activities into extensions, allowing easy differentiation for diverse learning needs. This book is a must-have resource for all teachers.
Mandy Appleyard, Principal Teacher & Educational Consultant, Fun Track Learning Centre - Perth, Western Australia
A wonderful resource full of engaging and user-friendly activities cleverly combined with clear explanations to further our understanding of the learning strengths and needs of our young people with Dyslexia. The authors' advocacy for a fun, multi-sensory and scaffolded approach is beneficial for every student and encourages inclusivity. A very valuable book for all educators striving to provide creative and successful learning experiences for our children.
Fiona Keir, Head of Support for Learning, ESMS Junior School, Edinburgh
This book is packed with practical ideas to enhance pupils' literacy and learning. Teachers could easily adapt these fun and engaging activities for teaching smaller groups or a whole class. Every task offers active learning opportunities to benefit all learners, not just those identified as dyslexic.
Janice Wearmouth, Professor of Education, University of Bedfordshire
The authors of this new book have a wealth of practical experience and theoretical knowledge about dyslexia. They have drawn on this to provide an excellent treasury of well-theorised, tried and tested resources that will enable teachers and other educators in schools, and families at home, to support dyslexic young people in ways that will engage their interest, re-motivate the disengaged and enable them to make real sustained progress in their literacy learning.
Lorna Harkins, Head of Support for Learning, Kelvinside Academy, UK
A fabulous classroom resource! In The Big Book of Dyslexia Activities for Kids and Teens, Reid, Guise and Guise have collated an easy to implement, clearly explained bank of ideas and resources for our dyslexic learners which are fun and engaging. Clear explanations and rationale, sharing a wealth of experience, the authors have provided practitioners with an accessible means to further supporting our dyslexic pupils.