Monthly Archives: March 2014

Innovative Learning using Technology in a Sensory Way

Recently I was asked to run an INSET workshop on the use of technology to promote engagement and create opportunities for learners with complex learning difficulties and disabilities (CLDD). The focus of the presentation was to look how technology can enable students to have a positive impact on their learning, the reasons for using technology, tools that are available and assessment systems that could be used.

Big thanks to Ian Bean(@SENICT) and Anthony Rhys (@trinityfieldsit) as they have some great resources that are shared freely and have added links to their sites below – these were really appreciated by those who attended.  Also the link to the Youtube video in  the Prezi is from Anthony’s school Trinity Fields who are a real leader in using gesture based technology with their students and this impact has led them to be awarded the 3rd Millennium Award from Naace – certainly a school that we use as a benchmark for what we do.

Below is the link to the Prezi and links to the documents that I shared with colleagues:

Link to Prezi

Useful Links

Switch Progression Roadmap – via Ian Bean’s site

Link to PDF on using a Timer to limit students time on iPads via Ian Bean

IpadSEN – Wiki run by Anthony Rhys

 

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