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TASSCC – Using Clicker 6 and Ghotit to support Literacy - (Fully Booked)

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 16:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

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Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services

Event Title

TASSCC – Using Clicker 6 and Ghotit to support Literacy

Focus Area

ICT and Inclusion                                            

Commissioned By

Hazel Lynch, Education Support Officer – Assistive Technology

Date of event

06/12/16, 07/12/16, 08/12/16

Time of event

16:00 – 17:30

Venue

Braeside School – Training Room

Target Personnel

Both Primary and Secondary Teachers, SFL support staff including PSA, any other interested Education colleagues.

Maximum no of participants

15

Minimum no of participants

5

Course Content/Objectives

- This course will introduce features of both applications that can help to support learners in literacy based tasks, in a windows environment.

- Clicker 6 can be used to support pupils of all abilities, but is the perfect tool for using with pupils who have dyslexia or who face barriers in their learning.

- Ghotit is a simple text-to-speech and word prediction application suited to upper primary and secondary education.

 

Outcomes sought

- Gain an understanding and overview of the Clicker 6 application

- Learn how Clicker 6 can be used to support an individual pupil with an Additional Support Need

- Learn how Ghotit can be used as a transition from Clicker

- Experience a variety of features in both applications to support literacy work in class

 

How does it link to the standards

2.1.2: Know how to use, design and adapt materials for teaching and learning which stimulate, support and challenge all learners.

3.1.2: Communicate appropriately with all learners, and promote competence and confidence in literacy

3.1.4: Identify effectively barriers to learning and respond appropriately, seeking advice in relation to all learners’ needs as required.

3.2.1: Enable learners to make full use of well-chosen resources, including digital technologies to support teaching and learning.

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Braeside School
Braeside Place
AB15 Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 16:00 to 17:30 (GMT)


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