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  • SENteacher.org - this must be the go-to website for preparation of activities to be completed as part of any home learning plan, literacy and numeracy - create pdfs and assign. 

  • Twinkl - Paid website but huge resources for all subjects  - important to know how to get the best out of the site. Update June 2023 - can you now take the €6 per pupil for Ultimate Twinkl from the new Book grant?

  • Toy Theater - amazing website with loads of fun games to reinforce every aspect of numeracy, teacher tools and much more.  Simple PowerPoint here to show some of the useful SEN games.

  • Khan Academy Kids- always available free - this "kids" version is ideal for pupils with SEN. 

  • Solve Me Mobiles - a brilliant puzzle website, a chance for pupils with SEN (esp dyslexia) to boost their self-esteem working on these puzzles as part of their class - a great inclusion activity. 

  • Digipuzzle - Super website, an excellent free set of games to assist with revision of basics in a fun way for pupils with SEN. 

  • New* Maths Games - King of Maths - very useful revision tool, involves record keeping and multi-player challenges, like Khan Kids - all aspects of this are free though ads are a nuisance, but necessary. Well worth a look. 

  • NCSE Website - mentioned by several SEN teachers. The link provided here brings you straight to the primary teacher resources.

  • Maths-Aids - a super website for all sorts of customised Maths activities - creating worksheets for every primary school level - a little difficult to find your way around and many ads pop up - otherwise a great website. 

  • Blockly - a brilliant website to introduce Scratch in 10 super puzzles.

  • Numeracy Testing - British standard tests for Key 1 and 2 -opportunity to determine how pupils are doing with tests they won't have seen. 

  • Free Graded Maths Assessment Tests - from English system again, great guide for teachers new to Learning Support and provides accurate data ideal for planning individualised learning targets based on solid evidence.

  • The Teacher's Corner - similar to Maths-Aids, tricky to get started but worth it in the end. Makes worksheets also.

  • Worksheet Works - super website for creating Maths resources - free. 

  • Fractions - a Google extension - excellent free add-on for Google Chrome - allows fractions to be made and amended as required. For Ipad, phone or desktop. 

  • Number Pieces - a Google extension - excellent free add-on for Google Chrome - allows for visualisation and development of understanding of number. For Ipad, phone or desktop.

  • Number Frames - a Google extension - allows for understanding of number

  • Number Line - Another Google extension - works on counting in one, twos, fives etc.  

  • Pattern Shapes - Google extension - use shapes to make patterns

  • Geo Board - Google extension - use elastic bands to make areas, shapes

  • 1 Minute Maths - Great fun activity for practising tables - how many can you get in a minute

  • Scratch - a super early programming, free website that will challenge mathematically and engage completely, ideal for the more able pupils especially.

  • Teaching Time - there is payment involved but site work fine in the meantime. 

  • Jigsaw Maker - again, thinking outside the box, great resource and totally free. 

  • Cool Math 4 Kids - super website for reinforcing the basics, colourful and competitive, beat your score. 

  • Code.org - a brilliant free website for early coding. With pupils with SEN, we need to think outside the box.

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1. Creating a Customised Literacy Resource using SENteacher.org. This is the first in a series of videos - now on YouTube to allow any SEN teacher the opportunity to customise a literacy resource already created. 

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2. Creating a Customised Numeracy  Resource using SENteacher.org. This video was designed with Seesaw uploading in mind, hence when you click on the activity, it jumps over the introduction and starts at the SENteacher - Numeracy section.

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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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6. The purpose of this video is to help you navigate to create basic maths worksheets - not that easy to find in The Teachers Corner website but they are there so this should help you solve that one. 

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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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