Tag: SEN

Honywood School pupil using a mobile device
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SEN: how technology can prepare students for the real world

1st February, 2016

Indira Ramraj, Digital Media Specialist at TreeHouse School, talks about how they use technology to prepare their students, aged between 4-19 years with complex autism, for…

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Weekly News Roundup 30th October

30th October, 2015

This week's news includes guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office on the use of DropBox and other cloud services. We also discuss research into the effectiveness of…

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Weekly News Roundup 7th August

7th August, 2015

Digital currency replaces pocket money Parents are increasingly choosing to pay their children in digital currencies rather than giving pocket money, according to a recent survey.…

King Richard School
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King Richard School

1st July, 2015

King Richard School decided to introduce mobile devices to prepare students for working in a digital age (they wanted to replace their existing netbooks), and to encourage…

Longfield Academy
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Longfield Academy

1st July, 2015

The school leadership at Longfield Academy introduced iPads for a number of reasons. They wanted to avoid the cost of PC suites and thought personal devices would support anytime,…

Mount Bay Academy
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Mounts Bay Academy

1st July, 2015

Mounts Bay Academy had ambitions to transform learning and enable development of the curriculum, and saw mobile devices as a way to do so. I did not imagine the cultural…

Honywood School pupil using a mobile device
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Honywood Community Science School

15th May, 2015

Honywood gave iPads to Year 7 mainly to enable independent learning, self-led research, and problem-solving. Honywood’s remarkable success points to the value of having a strong…

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How a tablet can help SEN students

17th November, 2014

Tablets do so many things that other devices simply cannot do.  Because they are small and light, they can be used anywhere.  They travel with the person, whatever the…

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“They Enjoy It”: Using Tablets with SEN Students

25th June, 2014

It’s beyond doubt that tablets have many benefits for SEN students. From greater engagement through to an increased ability to keep up with other students. Here are just a few…

Educational App Store Apps of the week
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Top 5 Apps for Special Educational Needs (SEN) by Educational App Store

10th February, 2014

Clicker Docs  Clicker Docs is a great resource to use with any child who is developing their writing skills and is particularly suitable for those who have dyslexia or are…