On the first day of Bett, Wednesday 21st January at 16:45 Christian Nielsen, teacher, PD and Masters Degree in ICT and Learning, from Langagerskolen in Denmark will be sharing his experience in ‘The Use of Game Design in SEN.’ Christian will be showing how computer games can motivate children with ASD/ADHD.
At 16:45 on the Friday of Bett (23rd January) Dave Edyburn, Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be sharing his insight on ‘Making Text Cognitively Accessible’. He will explain that because reading is a deficit area for many struggling students, he has implemented four technology interventions (simplified English, automatic text summarization, tiered text and text to speech) that can be used in every classroom to help engagement.
The most popular seminar sessions do get booked up so to ensure your place please visit www.bettshow.com to reserve your free seat.
On booth SN52 AssistiveWare, a leading Dutch innovator of assistive technology software for iOS and Mac OS X will be showing visitors its flagship product Proloquo2Go. This AAC app for iPad and iPhone provides a voice for people who have difficulty speaking. Additional iOS apps include Pictello for creating visual stories and Proloquo4Text, a text-based communications app. AssistiveWare’s latest innovations include two educational iOS keyboards, Keedogo and Keedogo Plus and the first-ever accessible iOS keyboard Keeble. Wrise is a word processor for Mac, designed to make reading and writing accessible for everyone.
Visitors looking for booth SN4 will probably hear it before they see it. Beamz inclusive interactive music system enables both mainstream and SEN students to experience the fun of making music. Pupils move their hands through the Beamz lasers to trigger instrument clips, sound effects and songs enabling pupils to compose, arrange and make MP3 recordings of their own original mixes. Educators use Beamz to teach cause and effect, sequencing, fine / gross motor skills and the common core subjects.
All the way from Latvia, Certes PentaClass is another sound-based supplier, offering schools fully equipped omnidirectional audio systems for voice reinforcement and classroom multimedia. Visitors will see how this is achieved with the smallest teachers pendant microphone and Bluetooth connectivity for classrooms up to 120m2. It’s combining amplifier, speaker, mixer and Bluetooth/2.4 Ghz radio receiver. For educators looking to support students in this way, please plan to visit booth G412.
Please visit www.bettshow.com to plan your visits and book your place on a number of appropriate seminars.