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Working Memory and Learning A Practical Guide for Teachers

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ISBN-10: 1412936136

ISBN-13: 9781412936132

Edition: 2008

Authors: Susan Gathercole, Tracy Packiam Alloway

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A good working memory is crucial to becoming a successful leaner, yet there is very little material available in an easy-to-use format that explains the concept and offers practitioners ways to support children with poor working memory in the classroom. This book provides a coherent overview of the role played by working memory in learning during the school years, and uses theory to inform good practice. Topics covered include: " the link between working memory skills and key areas of learning (such as literacy & numeracy) " the relationship between working memory and children with developmental disorders " assessment of children for working memory deficits "…    
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Book details

List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.52" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

What is working memory?
Working memory in childhood.
Working memory and learning
Children with working memory impairments
Children with short-term memory impairments
Working memory in children with developmental disorders
Assessing working memory
Supporting learning in memory-impaired children