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    Created on Wednesday, 13 January 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    With the latest version of Books on the iPad you can type into answer boxes on SQA Digital Question Papers. Find out how in this blog. SQA Digital Question papers are PDF files and the question-and-answer papers have 'form fields' for students to type their answers on screen. Previously, you...

    Created on Tuesday, 12 January 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    ‘iPad short video guides to support reading and writing’ is a series of quick guides explaining how to use the iPad’s built-in tools to support reading and writing. The guides can also be used on an iPhone. There are 12 videos in total which are organised in a contextual YouTube Pl...

    Created on Friday, 26 June 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Teachers in some local authorities have been creating lessons and exercises combining text, images sound and video in Powerpoint for pupils to try at home. This is working well for many learners, but there can be issues depending on the device that is used to view the file, particularly for learners...

    Created on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    The CALL Scotland 'wheel' of Apps provides a categorised guide to iPad Apps for individuals with complex communication support needs, who may need to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).  First published in 2014, I'm pleased to share now that it has had it's 202...

    Created on Friday, 19 June 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The wonderful Flo Longhorn has been producing new  updates to her 2012 book, iPads, Apps and Very Special Learners, with information on some apps that are currently available to support very special learners, typically with complex additional support needs.  The latest of these updates is ...

    Created on Wednesday, 29 April 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    With the first edition of our App Wheel for Learners with Complex Needs first being published over a year ago, it’s now had its first refresh and update. The Complex Needs Wheel of Apps is in no way comprehensive, there just wouldn’t be a wheel big enough! What we’ve tried to do is...

    Created on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

    An age-old problem and one that we are often asked at ​CALL – how do I share files between an iPad and a computer without Wi-Fi? The following scenario is one I often come across when visiting schools where Wi-Fi is poor or non-existent. My pupil is using a writing app on an iPad. I need to...

    Created on Wednesday, 16 May 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    We recently received an enquiry from a teacher seeking advice on where to get digital books, particularly for maths, for pupils with reading difficulties. She also asked whether the school should use laptops or tablets to support these pupils. I thought I would share my response. What would you choo...

    Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland creates accessible digital versions of the Bookbug P1 Family Bag along with printable symbol resources and symbol resources for iPad. To find out more about how our accessible books and symbol resources support the Bookbug progamme and who they are suitable for watch this&nbs...