Dyslexia and EAL

Dyslexia and EAL

1 The 'ROW on Web School Project 2007/08 20 July 2007 Detta CHOW Special Education Support 2 (EDB) 2 (1)

Rebuilding Our Wordplanet ROW CD ROM for small remedial groups for parents to help the child at home (2)Web version used by schools with different groups/ in class in routine lessons / small programmes with teacher-guided/ by self-learning

3 The website of ROW (providing supplementary materials & information) http://www.edb.gov.hk/serc/row http://row.proj.hkedcity.net 4

Purpose of ROW Help Students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) to master phonic skills and spelling patterns through word games 5 phonological processing

lexical access short term memory Cognitive Differences automization temporal order

discrimination 6 global thinking Right Brain sensitive with pictures/symbols colour/sensation Learner

from whole to parts Cognitive Differences imagination/ 3D design creative/ intuitive 7

ROW characteristic ROW contents demo ROW website Q&A 8 Acknowledgement p.5) Volunteer working team Other Organizations

Voice-over Trial Teaching Methodology colour letter sounds font Production Team 9 ROW Purpose Improve Eng. Learning Ability Master Phonics Patterns sound/spelling

association Word Games 10 11 Phonics Approach (letter-sound relationship) e.g.

a one name a giving more than one sound short sound a hat long sound a hate soft sound a panda 12

letters vowel (V) a, e, i, o, u (w, y) consonant (C) letter pattern

t op CVC CCVC st op onset more e.g

CVC CCVC CVCC c at th at w ash vowel+ ending consonant(s) cat

that wash 13 Colour Letter Sounds short vowels

cat long vowels go consonant Tom

soft sound panda silent cake R-control short

14 Colour Letter Sounds short vowels long vowels cat

go consonant Tom soft sound panda silent

cake R-control short 15 Colour Letter Sounds

short vowels cat long vowels go consonant

Tom soft sound panda silent cake

R-control short 16 long vowels CVCe words (make) (boat) soft sounds

silent sounds (aught) ending e vowel digraph (better) (knee) 17

Phonics Approach learning monosyllable words: hat h at shape sh ap drum clock

dr cl onset e um ocrime k Rhyming words are grouped in a Learning Tip18

monosyllable words (closed or open) hat go CV CVC con. vowel

cons closed syllable- short sound cons. vowel open syllable- long sound 19

learning two / multi-syllable words - to be aware of the no. of syllables - to divide syllables - to find the sound in each syllable apple banana umbrella

ap / ple ba / na / na um / brel / la 20 Activity (? syllables) (put

bottle ( close (

window ( singing ( lorry ( watch ( pencil chopsticks wonderful(

) bottle )close )window )singing )lorry )watch ( )pencil ( )chopsticks )wonderful 21

? syllables (

bottle close window singing lorry watch pencil chopsticks wonderful

open 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 bot / tle

close win / dow sing / ing lor / ry watch 2 pen / cil 2 chop /sticks 3 won / der / ful

o / pen 22 ROW Characteristics (P.12 P.14) 23 Design Features - vertical word list - colour letter sounds (p.18-19)

- animations or pictures (p.12-13) - pronunciation - instruction (E & C voice-over) - family words (p.14) (go: goes, going, went, gone) 24 25 Picture Box

(hint for changed sound) 26 Family Words 27 Two learning modes Tutor-guided mode Adventure mode

guided by teachers access to the programme (word list button) select appropriate tips to learn self-learning or with little help from teachers self-monitoring progress

follow default learning order ( achieving 80/100 next item) 28 ROW Learning Programmes (P.16, P.26) 29 The ROW Programme

Use the Phonics Approach Present and teach explicitly the letter-sound relationships in small steps carefully organized and sequenced in a multi-sensory manner to reinforce memory 30 A Structured Programme (p.1617) (make reference to "Alpha to -Omega")

Elementary E1 - E3 (Primary) - Intermediate - Advanced I1 - I2 (Primary fast Learners) A1 A2 (Secondary) 31 In word list:

Category Pattern sound / spelling keys word examples brief description Tip Words

32 33 ( p. 16 ) In word list : Levels Words

Category Pattern Elementary (E)

E1.1 key of the pattern 1.1 - vowels example 1.2 - voiced cons. brief 1.3 E1.2 E1.1 test E1. 3 E1.2 test

VC words / [ on at ] E1.13 (grammatical ( begin with vowel) Tip

*_at *_ap *_an *VC words E1.3 * VC words 34 35 Word bank

- words in tips (>5000) - family words (>8000) - categories (>300 for 3 levels) 36 Content Summary 1. monosyllable words letter names/ letter sounds/ letter writing

short vowels e.g. rime) - CVC words (onset and consonant blends consonant digraphs CCVC CVCC words doubling endings 37

long vowels e.g CVCe words vowel digraphs open syllable soft sounds silent sounds

(make) (boat) (go, me) (better) (knee) (aught) r-control sounds card) ( pork) 38

2. syllable/multisyllable words - syllable division rules (VC/CV, double C, CV/CVC, /Cle) - soft ending (er, ar, or, our) - letter guards - prefix (in, pre, un....) - suffix (ty, ful, less, ly) - others: MTR stations, names, places, 39

3. others changed sounds (picture) homophones (see sea) compounds (into) irregulars

(who) 40 4. grammar usage - past tense (ed) -

plurals (+s +es) - short forms (cant) 41 42 Make reference to ROW User

Guide Tips for Learning and Playing (P.2, P.3) 43 Suggestions 20minutes per day (except holiday) follow default learning Tips Lower Primary (Elementary E1)

Primary (Elementary E1E3) Able Students(Elementary E1Inter. I1) Secondary (Elementary Advanced) (E1-E2) (A3) Quick Lessons (4.1) (Q1 to Q90) (following the sequence of E1 learning programme but excluding all grammatical patterns ) 44

Steps for Learning Learn before Playing Games http://row.dev.hkedcity.net/user_ guide/video5.htm 45 Tests (on top of the next category) to evaluate learning

to find entry points (P.3) 46 47 Help icons everywhere (P.11, P.15) (Listen) (Hint) (Learn) (Instruction in E/C)

(Colour Sounds) (Phonics Explanation Box) 48 Options (the box provides choices and functions) P. 1-2

(Less words) (Default words (More words) (Bonus words) Show colour)

49 options 50 51 Games Interface

(P.22, P.23) 52 53 Spelling Games 54 game sequence

1)monosyllable words : e.g on, go, hot, car, boat, mail (Basic Skills - Handwriting) (assign to students on need base) 1 (Word Recognition Games) 2. (Onset and Rime Games) not suitable for VC words :

or CV words : 3 (Spelling and Dictation) on we if he am go

up no 55 2) 2 syllable words happy, balloon 1. Word Recognition Games 2. Syllable Games not suitable for monosyllable words 3. Spelling and Dictation Games

4. Other games (Family Words) (Word Secret) (Compounds) 56 error screen the game not suitable for this list of words

select and click the games in error screen or go back to game interface 57 Follow Me Game Handwriting basic skills training E1.1- letter writing to teach junior students for the correct writing of 26 letters

click print to print out the worksheet 58 59 To Login ROW The web school users login at the ROW website http://www.edb.gov.hk/serc/row The CD ROM users double-click ROW on

the desktop of their computer and type the login ID and password 60 Administrative Functions (P.32 P.43 for CD ROM only) 61 Supporting resources

on the ROW website e.g the letter sounds at Learning Centre downloadable picture cards and word cards video lectures to demonstrate administrative functions 62

http:// row.proj.hkedcity.net/game/inde x.php The phase 1 development of web version of ROW was commissioned to HKEdCity 63 Learning Centre http://row.proj.hkedcity.net

64 65 66 67 68

69 Video Lecture for teachers to use the administrative interface to create student groups, assign lessons or create learning Tips 70 71

72 73 74 75 76

77 78 79 80 81 82

83 84 85 Practice-porgramme Select Elementary Level E1.4 Find Tips Find test E1.3

Select options show colour, word level, hear instruction Select Q lesson 4.1 Q Lesson 15 86 Practice playing games Find Tips by searching: Monosyllable: pot, an, go, sand, church

Games: -word recognition -onset and rime -matching spelling -family words 87 2 syllable words- shooting, running, party, teacher, cargo

Games: -word recognition -syllable division -matching spelling -spelling word secret -family words 88 Part II

about School ROW Project 89 ROW Web Pilot Project schedules for participating schools: design school year plan (levels, classes,

teachers, modes, programmes, link with curriculum, year plan, other support like rewarding schemes, phonics story books, ....) briefing and discussion with colleagues (ppt files and reply form to be sent on Friday) implementation

evaluation 90 school-based visit and support (select 20-25 schools from 200 member schools) (school-based curriculum, consolidated learning activities, resources....)

workshops for other schools enquiries and feedback [email protected] Fax. 2574 7954 Tel. 36983739 HKedCity: [email protected] Tel. 91 Workshops for phonic programme design combine in curriculum

supported with multisensory teaching strategies supplementary class/group activities phonic story books and materials share experience 92

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