1 Pedagogy, Learning and Subject Knowledge

In this section we look at:

  • 1.1 The Scottish context for dyslexia and inclusive practice

  • 1.2 What is dyslexia?

  • 1.3 Dyslexia and inclusive practice

  • 1.4 The impact of dyslexia

  • 1.5 Breaking the myths

  • 1.6 Effective communication

  • 1.7 Appropriate support approaches

  • 1.8 Supporting literacy

Before you start on section 1.1 you should download your reflective log [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . How you use the log is up to you. You can save it and work with it online or print it off and keep it up to date in hard copy.

Throughout the module you will be prompted to record your responses to activities and your reflection. The log provides a record of your learning that you can use for professional update.

Activity 1

You should start by noting down what you hope to achieve in studying this module.


For example you may write:

I hope to develop an understanding of dyslexia

I hope this module will improve the support I provide to my pupils

1.1 The Scottish Context for Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice