News Tagged 'ICT'

Using iPads in Special Needs Education

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The Department for Childhood Education and Early Childhood Development from Victoria, Australia has produced an excellent

 which gives essential guidelines and help to teachers wishing to use iPads in SEN teaching situations. It recommends suitable apps listed against nine key categories:

  • Organisational Apps
  • Communication and Assistive Technology Apps
  • Reading Apps
  • Writing Apps
  • Maths Apps
  • Art and Technology Apps
  • Music and Song Apps
  • Reference Apps
  • Games Apps

Each app has been given ...

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School ICT to be replaced by computer science programme

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The current programme of information and communications technology (ICT) study in England’s schools will be scrapped from September 2012, the education secretary has announced – BBC link

In our opinion, this is long over due. As IT professionals, we have long held the opinion that a lot of the ICT we have observed in schools was dull and not pro-actively creating the IT specialists of the future. The current ICT curriculum is too vague for teachers to  plan ...

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Out of Your Hands Competition

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Out of Your Hands is running a competition to discourage mobile phone theft.

“Out of Your Hands is creating a 2012 campaign to raise the profile of mobile phone crime and to reduce the number of young people from becoming victims. We would like your pupils to design a slogan and simple graphic or logo which will ...

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