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How to make choices about technology tools - the CALL assessment approach

Posted by Craig Mill on the 7th February, 2024

This article explains the process of a CALL technology assessment with the focus of a resulting report in the from of a video screen recording.

Ten Tips for Tar Heel Reader

Posted by Claire Harrison on the 7th February, 2024

Ten Tips for Tar Heel Reader is a new quick video explaining how to use many of the features of the popular online digital library.

CALL Scotland Bookbug Symbolised Resources in action!

Posted by Kirsteen Steven on the 6th February, 2024

How are our symbolised resources used in class? Are they what teachers and learners need to support early literacy? This case study was recently conducted visiting and supporting within a Primary 1 mainstream class and a P1-3 specialist provision within the same school.

Our new 8-week Literacy and Complex Needs course is live!

Posted by Claire Harrison on the 30th January, 2024

Book your space on our 8-week online learning course with weekly live and interactive workshops.

Universal software tools to support writing for Windows, iPads and Chromebooks

Posted by Craig Mill on the 16th January, 2024

A selection of free universal tools to support writing for Windows, iPads and Chromebooks.

A model for Inclusive Digital Learning for Scotland.

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 15th January, 2024

How can we ensure that digital learning is inclusive as more and more learners have a personal device? How do we think about and provide assistive technology when digital learning is so much more accessible?

Technology to Support ASN - a new course for 2024!

Posted by Craig Mill on the 4th January, 2024

There are still some places left for our popular course 'Technology to Support Additional Support Needs' starting in February 2024.

Would you like to join the CALL Scotland team in the New Year?

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 14th December, 2023

Are you looking for a job where you can use your skills and passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and assistive technology? The CALL Scotland team are delighted to announce WE ARE HIRING and the job could be meant for you!

Looking for an innovative way to spend your PEF money?

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 21st November, 2023

You can make excellent use of your Pupil Equity Fund money by carefully investing in assistive technologies (and associated training) to support pupils with Additional Support Needs.

How to create an interactive PDF with text boxes for free

Posted by Craig Mill on the 20th November, 2023

This article explains how to create an interactive PDF using the built-in text box feature with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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