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 Summer 2024 - SEN and ICTs Resources for and created by Participants 

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Activities - Module 1 - 5

Activity - Module 1 

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  1. Create a word bank of words of magic E words from this list (cake, plate, save, brave, cave, mate, plate, tame, game, flame, tape) or own list of words, save as a pdf in your folder on the desktop. Make a pdf document of your word sheet  (see what finished product should look like on the left here)

OR

  1. Create a wordbank with the website SightWords – 8 words beginning with letter a.
    Make a pdf document of your word sheet 

       Keep SNIPs of all your activities for             your Google Slideshow

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Keep SNIPs of your activities for your Google Slideshow

Activity - Module 2 

Create a simple “Add One More” worksheet as shown (using SENteacher.org) and save as pdf.

OR

​Create a maths worksheet of 16 question basic two digit addition (with carrying) Make a pdf document of your worksheet and email as an attachment.

 

Make a pdf document of your word sheet. Keep SNIPs of your activities for your Google Slideshow

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Keep SNIPs of your activities for your Google Slideshow

OPTIONAL – if you require practice on Google Slides

Follow the video “Introducing Google Slides” on this websiteActivity 2 – The Sun on Google Slides to assist you gain a working knowledge of adding images, text, backgrounds, transitions and more. Create a slideshow similar to the one on the video and add your own name to the title slide. Copy the URL of your finished slideshow and paste it into the Forum comments.

Activity - Module 3

Begin your main course activity by selecting a literacy and numeracy website to be included in your Google Slideshow – add your first slide for each selection, which will include at least one SNIP from the chosen website, create the title slide and apply a transition from slide to slide.

Sample from last course - here

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Activity - Module 4

Create a concept map OR a 5 point scale OR a visual schedule for a student you teach.

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Keep SNIPs for your Google Slideshow

Activity - Module 5

Create a fun Kahoot to be used with pupils on some aspect of literacy or numeracy (10 questions) and provide the link for all participants to be able to access – upload the link to the Forum. A course page will be made available with links to all the resources created which will be accessed from the akwebdesign.ie

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Final Overall Challenge

Overall Activity – Complete your Google Slideshow using 

3 literacy slides 

3 numeracy slides and  

3 slides using websites or resources in relation to assessment, behaviour or autism.

 

Fully explain as to how you use / have used / will use this website with at least one pupil with SEN. The slideshow will have a title slide, transitions from slide to slide and will be completed so that other participants will be also able to use this site / resource. Please provide link if possible to the site involved. The slideshow URL should be uploaded to the Forum for Module 5. 

Optional Challenge

OPTIONAL CHALLENGE – Can you create a set of bingo cards to practice Magic E words – as seen here. Screengrab and save for Google Slides slideshow. Add in four extra cards, make, brake, bike and strike. Note the way your added words have been included randomly on pupil bingo cards. Screengrab 2. Ensure these pupil bingo cards show 12 pics each (Bingo Format Cards). Save and prepare your cards for printing.  Some suggested literacy links will be found here:  https://www.akwebdesign.ie/sen 

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Videos for Course 2023

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5. Using the SNIP tool  -  A short simple video showing how to use the SNIP tool, which is available to everyone with a Windows operating system. I hope you find it useful

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Introduction to Google Slides

This 30 minute video takes you through adding slides, images, transitions, animations and sound to your Google Slides presentation. It is called "My Favourite Holiday Destination and follows the same route as presented in the webinar.

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7. This video has been added to show how to add extensions to Google Chrome such as th Open Dyslexic font, Talkie and Google Dictionary and the advantages for having them available when working with pupils with SEN from the senior level of primary school and upwards - right through secondary school. 

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