Alright – so it’s a catch-all for anything that didn’t fit anywhere else, or fits into multiple categories so was impossible to file!
Have a look in the SENCO Paperwork section too. (I’ve tried not to post resources twice, so some might belong in both categories but only appear in one!)
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So, anything that isn’t part of “regular” day to day teaching seems to fall under the remit of the SENCO. 2 years ago this page would likely have been filled with information of high-quality teaching split into different areas. Now, it has a good chunk dedicated to Covid, since this is what is currently asked for. That’s not saying that high-quality teaching is no longer required! It just isn’t the most requested piece of information at the moment…
If you want to empower your staff to be creative and n=meet the needs of the students in their classrooms then they need to have access to information and materials.
Set up a staff library with some really good general SEN texts and encourage staff to use them.
If they’ve read a chapter on Autism, what strategy are they going to try and employ or which part of their practice will they change?
Can they write a post-it note and stick inside the front cover of the book with a quote or page/section that really interested them?
Could they lead a 5-minute staff session on something they learned and what they put in place?
When we type something like the above someone will always ask, “what books should I put in the library?”
Answer: anything you think will be useful.
Here is a link to my Amazon list, but there are plenty more out there.
I also have a list of all the target ladders books separate as they are asked for too:
Have something that we could feature on this page?
Use the link to upload your resource.