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Created on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

The aim of National Digital Learning week is to highlight the innovative and exciting ways in which digital technologies are being used to support Scottish learners.  Our focus here at CALL Scotland is the support of learners with additional support needs and we think the use of assistive techn...

Created on Tuesday, 15 March 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

On 02 June we are holding a free half day seminar here at Moray House to bring participants of the Talking in Exams project together to share their experiences of using the software in school. This is a great chance for anyone who is keen to use the software with pupils in their school to come...

Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015. Posted by Shirley Lawson

“Is there something my student can use to allow them just to speak and their words appear on the screen?”   The plea of many teachers everywhere Yes there is and it’s called speech recognition software.  It is much more accurate and reliable now (especially install...

Created on Friday, 09 October 2015. Posted by Shirley Lawson

  Dennis Robertson, MSP for Aberdeen West, welcomed everyone to the 'Dots to Digital' event at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday night. This was a celebration as part of National Braille Week (October 5-11) and highlighted the continued use of Braille as a tactile system...

Created on Tuesday, 15 September 2015. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Shirley Lawson has joined the team on secondment from her post of Education Support Officer at East Lothian Council.  Shirley graduated from Moray House with a PGDE in Primary Education in 2007 and had a successful NQT year at East Linton Primary School engaging and motivating her Primary 4 pup...