Category Archives: Accessibility

CALL Scotland’s Eye Gaze Software Curve

CALL Scotland today launched a very helpful document; Eye Gaze Software Curve. Supporting AAC users to communicate and learn wth eye gaze technology, it looks at the software available to perform various activities, with links from the electronic PDF to … Continue reading

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ICT ASL CPD for next session

Hello everyone! Nearly… there….. If you can bear to think about next session before we’ve even made it to the summer holidays, please could I draw your attention to some of the CPD courses I’ll be running?  In every case, … Continue reading

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SMART kapp® board available to trial!

Hello everyone, This morning I flexed my spacial awareness brain muscles as I figured out how to get a brand-spanking new SMART kapp® board into my Ford Fiesta.  Thankfully, I managed it without breaking it, so I’m now able to tell … Continue reading

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A Touchable Universe

Ever heard of ‘haptic technology’? No, I hadn’t either, until recently. When I was invited along to Anarkik3D’s ‘A Touchable Universe’ Project : the potential of haptic technology to improve learning outcomes’ I really didn’t know what to expect.  I … Continue reading

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How accessible are your school computers?

CALL Scotland are carrying out a survey of the accessibility of computers in Scottish schools.  I have already responded from Edinburgh, but they are looking for as many responses as possible. I think – in fact, I know – that … Continue reading

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Kidz Scotland Event 11th September 2014

Hello everyone! City of Edinburgh schools are now back after the summer holiday, so I will be posting on the blog once more.  I hope you have all had a lovely summer, whatever you got up to. To start things … Continue reading

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Making Your Interactive Whiteboard More Accessible

The vast majority of classrooms in the City of Edinburgh now feature interactive whiteboards.  These powerful teaching and learning tools allow us to instantly context-embed almost any topic, and to engage learners in a way not possible before.  For children … Continue reading

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