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Consider, once again, the story of Rebecca, below. Is there anything you would change or add to your previous response?

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Rebecca is a very shy but well-behaved year 9 student. She does not often speak in science class. During class, she tends to look intently at the teacher but does not take notes. Once, when asked to read, she stuttered and seemed very nervous. Her handwriting is very hard to read, and she misspells even common words. For these reasons, her teacher suspects she may have an undiagnosed learning difficulty. What are some strategies that the teacher can put in place to support Rebecca’s learning and her well-being? What other measures should the teacher take?

Reflect on one aspect of your teaching, and consider what you might do differently after completing this course.

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