To ensure that all children make progress, teachers need to plan in a different
way to meet the wide range of needs of the children in a class.
This section looks at how a class teacher plans to motivate the individual pupils within her class, taking account of their learning styles, ability and learning needs.
Tierney and Heidi are two pupils with complex but diverse needs. Read their pen portraits below.
Look at the powerpoint to understand a little bit more about Autism and visit the
Scope website to familiarise yourself with some of the key difficulties faced by children
and young people with
Look at the powerpoint to understand a little bit more about Autism Scope information on cerebral palsy and associated impairments and visit the Scope website http://www.scope.org.uk/help-and-information/cerebral-palsy to familiarise yourself with some of the key difficulties faced by children and young people with cerebral palsy.
Watch the video featuring Tierney and Heidi participating in an English lesson.
How has the teacher planned to overcome Tierney and Heidi's fine motor difficulties within the lesson?
Think of a child in your class with SLD and complex physical needs or speech and language difficulties. Plan a lesson for the class and highlight the measures you will put in place to include that child fully in the lesson.