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Created on Tuesday, 23 February 2016. Posted by Craig Mill

As the iPad increasingly grows in popularity as a teaching and learning tool, CALL would like to find out how iPads are being deployed and managed in local authorities and schools in Scotland. CALL has decided to conduct an iPad Management survey, which we hope will help provide a national...

Created on Monday, 15 February 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

Last week we retweeted a tweet about a new Pinterest board from US-based speech and language pathologist, Lauren S. Enders on "AAC: Engaging Apps for Implementation". (Pinterest is a web site that allows the user to bring together web resources and display links to them in a visual format....

Created on Monday, 15 February 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

ClaroPDF is an excellent iPad app for working with PDFs, particularly when you want to have text in a PDF read out to you, without losing the formatting in a file. It is also the only app that we know about that can use the iPad version of Scottish computer voice, Heather. We recently had problems w...

Created on Wednesday, 13 January 2016. Posted by Craig Mill

A new resource from CALL Scotland! When using an iPad to support pupils with literacy difficulties such as dyslexia, there is a temptation to head straight to the Apps Store to download the latest dedicated ‘dyslexia app’. While many of these apps offer valuable literacy support, the bu...

Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

The ModMath iPad app was developed by the parents of a child with dyslexia and dysgraphia to allow him to lay out mathematical problems neatly and legibly. Since it was first released around two years ago ModMath has acquired a reputation as a nice, easy to use app for laying out arithmetic on an iP...

Created on Friday, 20 November 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

I've been speaking to parents and teachers about iPads at a number of events recently and have been struck by the number of people asking about apps to help with reading who don't know about the built-in 'Speak Selection' and 'Speak Screen' facilities. If all you want is to b...

Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

CALL Scotland is pleased to announce the release of a new resource; ‘iPad Apps to Support Creativity’. The resource is available as a free download from the CALL Scotland website. Based on ten categories, the infograph offers apps to support a range of curriculum activities as ...

Created on Friday, 03 July 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

  It’s been just over a year since the CALL Scotland team created a new resource - iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs. It has been satisfying to see the fantastic response we have had, with paper copies being whisked off exhibition and workshop tables, and an astounding 15,...

Created on Thursday, 25 June 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

A question we are often asked at CALL is “can you get the Scottish voices on the iPad?” Unfortunately, the answer has been a resounding ‘No’. While the Scottish voices are available for Android devices via Google Play, i.e. Cereproc Heather and Stuart (including many ...