We’ve captured some of the wonderful work that went on during National Digital Learning Week in Perth & Kinross. From early years through to the senior phase, young people are getting the opportunity to interact with learning using digital tools that are meaningful, relevant and engaging. We’ve made some films to give you a sense of the kinds of things that go on across our schools:
Unbelievablythe excellent apps developed by Duck Duck Moose for Early years pupils are now all free on iPad. There are loads of favourites here, from Chatterpix to Draw and Tell, these apps should add extra depth for your learners. Have a play yourself, they are great fun.
Jon Smith is a teacher in the USA who found that a disengaged group of 4th grade pupils (9-10 yrs) responded so positively in their experiences of learning social skills by writing their own book. Book Creator helps them combine text, audio and video that you can publish for others to download.
“I found the iPads to be particularly motivating for those children who were less keen to write and participate in group activities. Therefore, these children in particular were able to feel successful in their learning and had produced evidence of their learning through visual means. “
Karina Barley from the Digital Learning Tree has collated details of apps which can support pupils with autism, some related to their communication difficulties and helping them with social stories, Continue reading Apps for pupils with Autism→