Technology for SEND in Primary Schools

Technology for SEND in Primary Schools
A guide for best practice

November 2017 | Learning Matters
How can primary school teachers use technology to promote inclusive practice?  
With so many new technologies being developed and made available to schools, how do we ensure that we select resources that enhance inclusive teaching in the classroom? 
How do we make sure that new technologies are integrated into every day teaching?

This new text supports trainee and beginning teachers to harness the power of technology to make their classrooms truly inclusive. It helps you make informed selections of new technology and resources and make them work for everyone in your classroom.

The book offers clear guidance on how to implement an inclusive approach to the use of technology across a broad range of needs and curriculum themes, linking practical examples with discussion of pedagogical considerations.

This text:

·         focuses on cutting edge technologies;

·         supports teachers to develop the knowledge and skills they need;

·         offers advice on how to assess individual learning and communication needs;

·         develops an understanding of the pedagogy needed to embed inclusive technology within whole class teaching.

Literacy: Technology supporting literacy
Outdoor Learning: Using technology to engage with the physical world
Music technology: Promoting engagement through sound and music
Performing arts: Exploring alternative avenues for expression
Scientific inquiry: Supporting children as researchers and inquirers
Design and Technology: Ensuring designing and making is accessible for all
Mathematics and Computing: Inclusive approaches to computing and maths
Art: Technology for inclusive creative arts
PSED: Technology developing life skills
Multisensory storytelling: Creating immersive environments for multisensory storytelling

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