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Created on Thursday, 02 November 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

CALL Scotland have created a set of symbolised print and interactive resources for learning accross the curriculum. The resources are all made using Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) and are freely accessible to any schools using Boardmaker Software. Using picture symbols as visual supports c...

Created on Monday, 30 October 2017. Posted by Craig Mill

CALL Scotland is pleased to announce a new guide for the iPad - What's new in iOS 11? Released in September 2017, iOS 11 is the latest version of Apple’s operating system for the iPad (iOS).  iOS 11 introduces new features and capabilities, such as improved multitasking with dragging ...

Created on Thursday, 26 October 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

To coincide with the Dyslexia Scotland Educational Conference on Saturday 28th October, we have updated our iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties wheel and will be launching a new wheel, iPad Apps for Learners with Dyscalculia / Numeracy Difficulties. Both can be do...

Created on Monday, 23 October 2017. Posted by Craig Mill

CALL Scotland is pleased to announce the release of a new infograph/poster; Making the most of PDFs and Adobe Acrobat Reader for learners with additional support needs (ASN). The infograph/poster highlights some of the built-in tools available in the free PDF viewer, Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Maki...

Created on Monday, 25 September 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

CALL Scotland will have an exhibition stand at Bobath Scotland's World Cerebral Palsy Day Conference at the Hilton Hotel, William Street, Glasgow G3 8HT on Wednesday 4th October. The conference, sponsored by Digby Brown Solicitors, is free to attend, very friendly and relaxed - you don't hav...

Created on Thursday, 14 September 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

Many people can cope with basic arithmetic when a problem is presented as a sum to be calculated, but struggle when the question is wrapped up in words. Text to speech software can help with reading the words in a problem, but it won't necessarily make the question easier to understand, or to an...

Created on Wednesday, 13 September 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

Our third blog for Maths Week Scotland focuses on the use of Number Squares which are a tried and tested tool for helping learners gain confidence and familiarity with working with numbers, particularly in the form of addition squares and multiplication squares. For many years, teachers have been en...

Created on Wednesday, 13 September 2017. Posted by Shirley Lawson

New iPad courses on offer  - FREE Professional Learning! An Apple Regional Training Centre (RTC) delivers courses to build the skills and confidence of educators to use Apple technology inside and outside the classroom. CALL Scotland is a designated Apple RTC and our special interest lies in p...

Created on Monday, 11 September 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

This is our second blog for Maths Week Scotland. Today we are looking at the idea of using a Number Line, a popular manipulative to help young learners with dyscalculia and other numeracy difficulties gain a better understanding of numbers. We are going to focus on the Number Line app from the Math ...