Category Archives: Dyslexia

Read Write Inc. in Edinburgh – Film Premiere!

To celebrate the success of the Read Write Inc programme, and further support schools to build on these positive results, Hilary Aitken (Literacy/Dyslexia Support Team) and Alastair McArthur (Multimedia officer) worked with schools and pupils to create a Read Write … Continue reading

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CPD – Powered by Clicker

The Powered by Clicker Course has been re-arrangedfor the 27th Novemebr 2015. booking available through the CPD directory. This session will give an overview of the many ‘Powered by Clicker’ add-on resources that are available for Clicker 6. Resources appropriate … Continue reading

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iOS 8 and its new accessibility features

Many of you will know that Apple released an update to the operating system of its mobile and tablet devices last week: iOS 8.  For schools, this means that anything from iPad 2 and up can be updated to this … Continue reading

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Type and Test

I am often asked about resources to support typing skills, and indeed have previously published a whole blog post on this topic.  Being able to type well is an incredibly useful skill for any young person to have, but particularly for … Continue reading

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iOS App Profile: Popplet

Popplet is my favourite mind-mapping app.  There are plenty of others out there, and I’d encourage you to also check out, for a start, Idea Sketch, Inspiration Maps and iMindMap – you may well prefer another option.  So, why is it … Continue reading

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