iPads in an inclusive classroom - Icon Learning

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  • Housekeeping, breaks, questions, making notes, sharing iPads
  • Timings
    Introductions
    Opps for discussion / trying things out
    Levels / experience
  • Cost of SEN specific equipment removed - expense of specialist apps
  • Teacher directs, with iPad in the middle of the group and students touch with instruction.
    Is the iPad is passed between students.Use as part of your lesson?
    Are students using it independently or in a group activity?
    What is the purpose of using it? What are you trying to achieve?
  • Operating systems
    How will you organise folders? Into subjects?
    Keep in same place
    Bottom row less likely to be deleted accidentally
  • Connection between pressing and action rather than using mouse
  • Camera for Chdn with poor memory retention for taking notes,
    Video lesson reflection and share with parents
    Videoscribe approx £5 - useful for mind mapping or recording what they have understood
    Squigglefish £1.50
  • Apps to support writing for those with dyslexia eg popplet,
    My Choicepad -£75, free lite version
    Proloquo2go - £150
    Predictable - £110
    Clicker sentences- £18.99
    Clicker books - £21.99
    Clicker docs - £21.99
    Grace app - £18
  • Plus specialneedsjungle
  • Evaluations
  • iPads in an inclusive classroom - Icon Learning

    1. 1. iPads in an inclusive classroom Isabella Lieghio, Icon Learning Isabella@iconlearning.co.uk Consider rationale behind use of iPads for learning Share best practice about what works in schools Provide practical ideas which you can use straight away
    2. 2. Agenda for today Session 1 - Using the iPad Accessibility features, tips and tricks Session 2 - 'Mainstream' apps *********** Session 3 - Specialist apps Session 4 - E-safety considerations, your own CPD, questions and evaluations
    3. 3. Why use iPads in the classroom? • Intuitive high quality design - great value for money • A wide range of easy to download cost effective apps, including SEN specific apps • Accessibility features • High quality camera for quick still and video capture and FaceTime • Long battery life • Light enough to carry around easily and virtually unbreakable with the right protection • Video mirroring
    4. 4. Considerations • How many do you have? • Connecting to a screen • Saving / sharing work • Using accessories • Parental involvement
    5. 5. iPad tips and tricks • Creating folders • Adding shortcuts • Locking rotation • Screen capture • Restrictions, eg turning off camera • Using the Reader • Gestures • iOS 7 - search, closing, background app refresh,
    6. 6. Accessibility features • Vision - text size, VoiceOver, zoom, speak selection, Siri, inverting colours, magnifier • Hearing - subtitles, audio options • Physical - switch control, speed, home button, assistive touch • Guided Access
    7. 7. My scoop.it ICT and SEN site http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-and-sen
    8. 8. 'Mainstream' apps • Busy things • Puppet Pals • Collins big cat books • Hairy letters • Squiggle fish • Morfo • Videoscribe • Dragon Dictation • Our story • Camera - for assessment or for fun! • Class dojo
    9. 9. Group evaluation
    10. 10. Specialist apps • Autism apps • Somantics • Verbally • My Choicepad - Makaton • Tumble Tapp snap • Clicker apps • Predictable • Proloquo2go - AAC • Grace app - PCS
    11. 11. Apps to support Computing • Beebot app • Daisy dinosaur • Move the turtle • Hopscotch • Kodable • Cargo-bot
    12. 12. Hands-on What would you like to try?
    13. 13. E-safety resources • Kidsmart SEN resources from Childnet - Clicker and BSL / Widget versions • Thinkuknow from CEOP Know your friends with Josh and Sue • Avatar maker www.doppelme.com
    14. 14. Twitter - who to follow? 1. @tes_SEN 2. @HelpKidzLearn 3. @senictdirectory 4. @SENICT 5. @TESiboard any good suggestions?
    15. 15. Questions? Contact: isabella@iconlearning.co.uk @iconlearningict

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