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    Created on Wednesday, 08 September 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Today’s blog focuses on our second set of accessible writing resources, newly created by the CALL team, to accompany this year’s Bookbug Picture Book Prize books. These writing activities can be downloaded and used by anyone who has a copy of the latest Clicker software. Our p...

    Created on Monday, 06 September 2021. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland’s award-winning accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are available to download NOW! The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022  and will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotla...

    Created on Thursday, 28 January 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    With schools closed and students learning at home, how can teachers continue to teach with the textbooks purchased for use in class? Can we make copies for students to use at home? Can we distribute textbooks from the Books for All website?   Recently we've seen and heard of colleagues shar...

    Created on Monday, 28 September 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbol resources and accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are now available to download. The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2021 will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotl...

    Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    As part of Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust gifts every P1 child with 3 books, which make up the short-list for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. If you'd like your learners with ASN and communication difficulties to fully take part and then vote before the deadline on 8th December&nbs...

    Created on Tuesday, 17 January 2017. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    It’s not every day we get the chance to get up close and personal with the authors of picture books that our children love to read, but this great opportunity fell to me last week at the Bookbug Picture Book Prize Reception. This event was hosted in Edinburgh by the Scottish Book Trust (SBT) w...

    Created on Thursday, 27 August 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    The benefit of involving learners in shared reading and storytelling activities is widely recognised - for developing reading, writing, literacy, speech and for language. However, many learners with additional support needs (ASN), have difficulty accessing and using standard printed books, so h...

    Created on Tuesday, 24 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Now that Springtime seems to be upon us at last, you'll be looking for some suitably 'fresh and lively' reading material for your Young Readers!   Just to remind you that CALL's PowerPoint bookshelf is available for download with links to lots of ready m...

    Created on Thursday, 05 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Congratulations to the Winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! The awards are run by The Scottish Book Trust and the winners were announced at an Awards Ceremony at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on the 4th March 2015 in front of 600 school children. The winner for e...