Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Inclusive Classroom by Sally McKeown

By Sally McKeown

Shortlisted as a Finalist within the 2013 academic assets Awards, magnificent rules for utilizing ICT within the Inclusive school room offers plenty of uncomplicated useful rules displaying lecturers and aid employees how they could use ICT to spice up the fulfillment of all scholars.

How are you able to use ICT to spice up the success of all of your pupils?

This useful academics’ consultant might help you to release the big capability of recent know-how on the way to increase students’ studying, quite for teens with extra wishes. Written through of the UK’s major know-how specialists, this valuable and newly up to date source will assist you to use ICT successfully to make classes extra available, motivating and fun.

With fifty illustrated case reviews and twenty starter actions, this sensible source may help you to introduce new know-how into the inclusive school room. it's been particularly designed to aid increase your students’ key talents, akin to challenge fixing, constructing strategies and speaking to diversified audiences. In each one task, the authors exhibit why and the way a specific source was once used and express how comparable strategies could be applied to open up the curriculum for your learners.

The authors contain well timed and reasonable recommendation on easy methods to use quite a number applied sciences from the inexpensive and joyful – or even loose – to extra subtle and professional programs. discover about:

  • Apps
  • Blogging
  • Digital animation
  • Podcasting
  • Digital storytelling
  • Wikis
  • Geocaching
  • Coding
  • Games and gaming
  • Sat nav
  • Art packages
  • twitter

Whether you’re already techno-savvy or seeking to start with ICT, this publication is filled with fantastic rules on find out how to interact rookies of all talents utilizing know-how. If you’re trying to find concept on the right way to combine artistic makes use of of ICT with the curriculum, this ebook will end up invaluable.

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While the school could not provide access in the classroom, they 36 encouraged pupils to use it in the IT suite and at home. Many were using it for homework so it was a familiar way of working. They knew how to set it up and how to work with it. One English teacher was very keen on using it in class and had worked with pupils, encouraging them to use it for essays and other assignments. Some pupils in Year 10 had experience of using it for controlled assessments. There were a few pupils who did not like it.

The school uses ChooseIt! Maker 3 for registration. Some children press their photograph to register while others can identify and select their name. They also use the program within the sensory room as well as in physical education where pupils select an activity from an on screen menu. ‘We have one little boy who finds it extremely difficult to communicate with us. We have used ChooseIt! Maker 3, and we put a photograph into an activity,’ said Jennette. ‘We soon realised that he was looking very closely at the picture and was obviously interested in it.

Audio Notetaker splits a recording up into individual phrases and displays them on screen as a series of bars so it is easy to navigate and find particular points. Then they can colour code information, cut and paste different parts to bring together key points, add their own ideas as voice notes, insert pictures, create a presentation or podcast and use it at home, at school or on the move. ) and the quiet ones who may have written talent but for various reasons find they are unable to shine. I decided to try it out on my Year 8 class, with the focus purely on their listening skills.

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