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Created on Thursday, 10 January 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

In response to requests from teachers keen to sign up for our training but unable to free up a whole day out of school, we have changed three of our full day courses in the 2019 Professional Learning calendar to half day courses. Date: 28 Feb Teaching Autistic Learners Using Assistive Technology ...

Created on Wednesday, 09 January 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

CALL Scotland webinars are convenient live presentations delivered to your computer or tablet over the web. They start at 4pm and last for 20 minutes. You can watch it live or choose to watch the archived one at a time most convenient to you. We are starting the new schedule on 16th January with a w...

Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

If you have an additional support need such as dyslexia, visual impairment or a physical disability, the new ‘Chromebook Accessibility’ poster explores some of the features that can help to make your Chromebook easier to use.    The poster highlights important tools such as: &n...

Created on Thursday, 13 December 2018. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Many students have difficulty writing and recording maths and science expressions due to difficulties with handwriting or drawing. Can they use technology in examinations and assessments to overcome these difficulties and demonstrate their abilities? ('Yes' I hope is the answer - I wouldn...

Created on Thursday, 13 December 2018. Posted by Paul Nisbet

At the 2018 Digital Question Paper Focus Group meeting colleagues from SQA confirmed that computer readers could be used by candidates in Modern Language examinations. So, given that most schools use Windows computers in examinations, where can we get Windows computer voices for accessing, for examp...

Created on Wednesday, 05 December 2018. Posted by Paul Nisbet

On October 31st CALL hosted the annual Digital Question Papers Focus group meeting to discuss the use of technology as Assessment Arrangements in SQA examinations. The morning was attended by approximately 60 staff from schools, with colleagues from SQA and CALL, and as usual it was a stimulating an...

Created on Thursday, 25 October 2018. Posted by Claire Harrison

With most schools back in full swing from the October break, many staff and learners will be turning their thoughts to all things spooky with Halloween just around the corner.  Let's explore some of the ways assisstive technology can support learning & communication in a complex needs c...

Created on Thursday, 11 October 2018. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Printable PDFs of symbolised curricular resources for inclusive learning and teaching. Created and maintained by CALL Scotland, Symbols for All provides teaching resources in an accessible format for learners with additional support needs. Using picture symbols as visual supports benefits learners o...

Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2018. Posted by Shirley Lawson

There is no end to the demands on teachers’ time and with ever increasing workloads there is pressure to find valuable Professional Learning opportunities.  We have listened to the feedback from past course participants and created new online learning opportunities which offer high qualit...