Paul Gee

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Paul Gee has a wealth of experience of working in both primary and secondary schools as a SEND specialist. As well as having an MA in Specific Learning Difficulties, he is a qualified counsellor and therapeutic play practitioner. He has worked extensively with children who have behavioural difficulties as well as literacy needs.

Paul’s research interests have included exploring how the brain assimilates phonic information and the role of scaffolding to support phonics learning.

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Paul Gee has written 3 posts

Dyslexia

Is My Child Dyslexic?

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The sudden closure of Dyslexia Action has left many parents in limbo. The campaigning dyslexia charity used to provide screening, assessments and a whole range of support for families of dyslexic children. It has now gone into administration. As a parent, where should you go for help if you have concerns about your child?

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Dyslexia

Extra time, extra success?

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According to a BBC Radio 4 ‘Today Programme’ report, 20% of pupils in independent schools received extra time to complete GCSE and A-level exams last year. This contrasts with only 12% of pupils in state schools.

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Dyslexia

Whole Brain Spelling

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How well do we teach spelling? In order for a school to reach expected standard by the end of key stage two, children must be able to spell a challenging list of words. So we dish out the spelling list for a test on Friday and tick the box...

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