Memory

Putting the Memory to Work!
Practical strategies to identify children’s difficulties with working memory, strengthen the use of their working memory capacity, and make learning more accessible for them

 

Preparation for taking part in the online session

Before you take part in the interactive online session, please ensure you have the following resources prepared.

Session 1

Build_a_brain – electronic activity designed to be downloaded to a device

WM_assessments

WM_Interventions

Session 2

QFT working memory

Have 4 coloured pencils/ highlighter pens to hand, each of a different colour (red, orange, blue and green if you have them)

 

Course evaluation

 

Slides & handouts

Session 1:

Session 2:

 

Resources and web links

QFT_Working_Memory

Assessing_WM_Components

Classroom_Practice_Tool

N_back

Digitspan

Example strategy using expanded noun phrases

Blank QFTS template

Understanding QFTS

Cogmed: Cogmed

Memory Fix: Buy Memory Fix Games And Activity Kit | TTS (tts-group.co.uk)

https://www.tts-group.co.uk/memory-fix-games-and-activity-kit/1005842.html?cgid=Primary%3ASEN%3ADyslexia%3AMemory_Sequencing

Visual and auditory memory skills books from LDA:

Visual memory skills from LDA

Auditory memory skills from LDA

 

Talking Tins: www.talkingproducts.com

Target ladders: working memory and auditory processing

 

 

 

Further reading

Working-memory-and-learning-diffculties

amanda-tocci-slides

Is Working Memory the New IQ

Working memory capacity – facets of a cognitive ability

Working memory capacity explains reasoning ability

 

 

Course evaluation

 

 

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