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Selecting and Evaluating Resources

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  • Submitted: 20/06/2006
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Selecting and Evaluating Resources

Contents

Introduction 2

The Student 3

Material A 4

Material B 6

References 9

Introduction

This assignment evaluates two pieces of material in their usefulness for a particular student. It describes the resource, its purpose and relevance to the student.

The Student

The student I shall set my assignments for is Simon Ward.

Simon has difficulty with reading, writing and daily mathematical tasks. He can read signs and simple text but has become increasing left behind in reading age compared to his children, Peter and Paul, who have just been awarded level 3 in their sats tests.

He is able to copy out the information required to write a cheque but lacks confidence and always asks Nancy, his wife to check it for him.

He has acknowledged these difficulties and wants to tackle them.

As a parent of two eleven-year-old boys, he wants to ensure that he is able to help his children when asked, and share in their increasingly complicated activities.

They have a dog and two cats as family pets.

Simon and his children hold

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