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IPads for Learners with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties

 

iPads and tablets have considerable potential for use by pupils with dyslexia as very portable note-taking and writing devices, for reading electronic text and eBooks, and for accessing and creating multimedia learning resources. They also have considerable appeal for many young people on account of their ‘cool’ factor. Consequently, there is a great deal of interest and discussion regarding the use of iPads in schools. Is this justified? Are iPads and other mobile devices living up to the hype? Which apps work well and which aren’t up to scratch?

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to use key apps
  • Understanding of issues around management of devices and apps in schools

prices from

£290

What you'll learn on the training course

• Reading and accessing digital texts and eBooks

• Note-taking, study, mind-mapping, outlining and planning

We will also consider management issues with iPads and tablets in schools, including purchase and deployment of apps and security.

Who is the course for?

This course is particularly suited to:

  • Subject teachers
  • Support for Learning staff

Our trainers and equipment

CALL Scotland is a registered provider of CPD (PLfind) for all staff working within Curriculum for Excellence or with pupils with Additional Support Needs.

Our specialist trainers bring a tailor-made service to your school and will discuss your requirements fully beforehand.

We can provide a set of Windows laptops and iPads, or your equipment can be used, provided that all the appropriate software is installed.

 

Price guide

PP=Partnership Package, SLA=Service Level Agreement

Standard Rate
(1 trainer)
Standard Rate
(2 trainers)
PP/SLA Rate
(1 trainer)
PP/SLA rate
(2 trainers)
Full day £610 £985 £495 £810
Morning
(9:00am - 12:30pm)
£370 £585 £305 £495
Afternoon
(1:30pm - 5:00pm)
£370 £585 £305 £495
Twilight
(2 hours)
£340 £555 £290 £445

Additional costs and travel.