Apps for Pupils With Autism

Apps for Pupils With Autism

Sue Fletcher-Watson is a developmental psychologist, working at the University of Edinburgh. She has a special interest in developmental disabilities, and autism in particular. Research and projects that she is involved with are featured on the DART (Development...
Apps For SEN Pupils

Apps For SEN Pupils

Last weekend, I presented at the inaugural Donegal Teachmeet, organised by four excellent local educators. This resource is the presentation I delivered on apps suitable for working with SEN pupils. The focus was on iPad apps as it is iPads that we have in our ASD...
Fuaim U / Fuaim C Gaeilge Phonics Apps

Fuaim U / Fuaim C Gaeilge Phonics Apps

Fuaim-U and Fuaim-C  are Irish phonics apps that follows a phonic programme for children learning to read and spell in Irish. They begin with basic CVC words and progress to longer words, multisyllabic words, words with aspiration and lenition, broad and slender words...
Irish Grammar App

Irish Grammar App

Irish Grammar (Gramadach na Gaeilge) is a relatively new app that is available for both Apple and Android devices. It presents grammar rules section by section, explaining the rules in simple English, followed by practice quizzes at the end of each section. There are...
Teach Your Monster To Read App

Teach Your Monster To Read App

Developed by the Usborne Foundation, Teach Your Monster To Read (First Steps) is an iPad app aimed at younger pupils embarking on the road to reading. It is presented in a game format which should appeal to younger pupils. They have to initially create a personalised...
Guest Post: Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper App

Guest Post: Read With Biff, Chip and Kipper App

Adorning many book bag, library shelves, and homes around the country, teachers and parents will be familiar with the adventures of Biff, Chip and Kipper as young readers grapple to improve their reading skills. Millions of children have learned to read and love these...