Working Memory & Learning

A Practical Guide for Teachers

Code 9781412936132
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Author 1: Sue Gathercole

Author 2: Tracey Packiam Alloway

Code: 9781412936132
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  • Description

    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
    • strategies for supporting working memory in under-performing children

    This accessible guide will help SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists to understand and address working memory in their setting.