Cognition & Learning

Welcome to our SENCO news and updates series, where we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest developments, trends, and best practices in the world of Special Educational Needs Coordination. If you’re a SENsible SENCO member, you get even more amazing help, advice and insights when you log in.

Strategies for Dyslexia in the Classroom with Louise Selby

Strategies for Dyslexia in the Classroom with Louise Selby

In this insightful webinar, Louise Selby offers practical strategies to support dyslexic students in the classroom. Covering guiding principles, dyslexia-friendly checklists, and the importance of visual aids and assistive technology, this session is essential for SENCOs and teachers aiming to create an inclusive learning environment.

All About Dyslexia & the new definition of Dyslexia

All About Dyslexia & the new definition of Dyslexia

Join us for this informative webinar to explore the new definition of dyslexia and how it impacts reading, spelling, and other skills. Led by dyslexia specialist Louise Selby, you’ll gain insights into identifying key challenges and the latest evidence-based strategies for effective assessment and intervention. This session empowers SENCOs with practical tools and tailored approaches to better support dyslexic learners and foster a more inclusive educational environment.

The Future of SEN & SENCOs with Abigail Hawkins

The Future of SEN & SENCOs with Abigail Hawkins

Abigail Hawkins delves into the future of Special Educational Needs (SEN), discussing systemic changes, challenges with current practices, and the impact of policy shifts. Gain insights into improving SEN systems and supporting inclusive education.

Executive Functioning – Neurodivergent Traits

Executive Functioning – Neurodivergent Traits

Explore the intricacies of executive functioning with Victoria Bagnall, a leading voice in neuroscience and education. This webinar delves into the challenges and strategies related to executive function skills, offering SENCOs a unique opportunity to deepen their understanding and enhance their approach to supporting neurodivergent children. Learn from real-world insights and practical strategies to foster a culture of neuro-inclusion in your educational setting.

The Value of Reflective Pauses in Special Needs Learning

The Value of Reflective Pauses in Special Needs Learning

Discover the significance of incorporating reflective pauses in special needs education. Explore how these pauses enhance information processing, encourage self-assessment, promote metacognition, and empower students with special educational needs (SEN) to become active participants in their learning journey.

SENsible Magazine Dec 23 – Final Choice Time!

SENsible Magazine Dec 23 – Final Choice Time!

The designers’ showdown has reached its thrilling conclusion, and it’s your turn to cast your vote for the one who will continue collaborating with us. Don’t miss the latest issue of SENsible Magazine and make your choice now!

Engage and Inspire: Mastering Multi Sensory Learning Techniques with Susie

Engage and Inspire: Mastering Multi Sensory Learning Techniques with Susie

Dive into the world of multi sensory learning with Susie, a friend of SENsible SENCO, as she shares her expertise on making learning both fun and memorable for SEN students. From practical techniques to Susie’s unique teaching style, this webinar offers valuable insights for educators looking to enrich their teaching methods. Stay tuned for Abigail’s unforgettable sensory learning experience!

What’s the problem with digraphs, and how can Ten Minute Box help?

What’s the problem with digraphs, and how can Ten Minute Box help?

Discover how the Ten Minute Box can help struggling learners master digraphs and improve their reading fluency and confidence. This multisensory intervention is suitable for any age of learner and includes structured resources and lesson plans to teach synthetic phonics. With no ongoing costs or subscriptions, it is budget-friendly and easy to implement, and allows for tracking of student progress. See what professionals say about the Ten Minute Box and how it engages and motivates learners.

Measuring Small Step Progress – B Squared

Measuring Small Step Progress – B Squared

Dive into B Squared’s innovative approach to SEN assessment with Dale Pickles. Discover how Small Step Progress and Connecting Steps transform the tracking of pupil achievements, empowering educators and students alike.