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20 Ways to be Excellent (poster)

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  • Published: 2017
  • Revision: 1.0
  • Format: A3
  • File type: pdf
  • File size: 1Mb

Introduction

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This poster has been created to inspire teachers and others to create inclusive learning and communication opportunities across the curriculum using single and multi-message devices. It is accompanied by a leaflet, which explains each of the 20 suggested ideas in detail and gives links to Curriculum for Excellence. This is available as an A4 poster, and also as a PDF with clickable links to supporting symbolised resources.

An accessible breakdown of this PDF poster is available further down the page.

Contents of the PDF poster

This is an accessible breakdown of the contents of the PDF poster, designed to be accessible with a screen reader, and also for people who find it hard to see or access the links in the poster.

Practical ideas & downloadable resources for planning learning with both single & multi message devices across the curriculum

EXPRESSIVE ARTS

Single-message device:

  • To Be or Not To Be - Speak a Line of dialogue.

Multi-message device:

  • Once More, with Feeling - Sing the chorus or repeated line of a song.

Randomiser multi-message device:

  • Monster Maker - Direct a peer to draw a multi-headed Monster.

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Single-message device:

  • Highland Fling! - Exclaim 'Heooooch!' at a Ceilidh.

Multi-message device:

  • Ready, Steady, Bake! - Read out recipe instructions.

Randomiser multi-message device:

  • Sit! - Give a command to an animal.

LITERACY & ENGLISH

Multi-message device:

  • News at Ten - Share class news between home & school.

Single-message device:

  • Once Upon A Time - Add a sound effect to add atmosphere and drama to a story.

Multi-message device:

  • Knock, Knock - Tell a knock, knock joke.

NUMERACY & MATHS

Multi-message device:

  • News at Ten - Share class news between home & school.

Randomiser multi-message device:

  • Once Upon A Time - Add a sound effect to add atmosphere and drama to a story.

Randomiser multi-message device:

  • Knock, Knock - Tell a knock, knock joke.

RELIGIOUS & MORAL EDUCATION

Single-message device:

  • 'Tis the Season - Spread seasonal goodwill by shouting ‘Merry Christmas!'

Multi-message device:

  • All Together Now! - Narrate and give information at assemblies.

SCIENCES

Randomiser multi-message device:

  • More, Please - Request sensory items like scented water or sand.

Multi-message device:

  • Ready, Steady, Go! - Start toy car races on slopes at different angles. Add 'Winner!' as message

TECHNOLOGIES

Multi-message device:

  • Turn Around - Direct a peer programming a BeeBot.

Multi-message device:

  • Hey, Alexa - Command Alexa to play different tunes via an Echo or Echo Dot.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Multi-message device:

  • How's the Weather? - Ask what's happening with the weather.

Multi-message device:

  • What's Your Job? - Ask questions about places and people in the local environment