Claremont School

ICT Training Courses

Claremont Training offers a range of ICT Training courses to parents, Staff and other Professionals.

clicker 6

 

"Installed on over half a million computers worldwide, Clicker is the award-winning literacy tool that enables students of all abilities to significantly develop their reading and writing skills." from cricksoft website

 Clicker is a software tool designed to support students of all abilities, and to improve their standards of reading and writing. Clicker enables children to learn and progress within an easy-to-navigate, motivating environment tailored to their individual needs.

 In 2012, Crick Software released the latest version – Clicker 6.

 Clicker 6 combines customizable student support tools that empower children to work independently, with intuitive activity wizards that make it easier than ever before for teachers to create and edit Clicker activities.

 Cost £100 for the day. Includes introductory materials and certificate of attendance.

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 communicate in print

Communicate: In Print 2 is a flexible symbol-supported desktop publishing package for creating symbol resources, such as books, worksheets, newsletters and posters.  It provides symbol support for literacy and language, creating a symbol environment, as well as meeting individual needs.

Communicate: In Print 2 is supplied with 7,000 symbols from the Widgit Literacy Symbol Set.  Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) can be purchased as an Add-on.

This one day course will provide hands-on training to use this software programme.  Suitable for parents, school staff, therapists, nursery nurses etc.

Cost £100 for the day. Includes introductory materials and certificate of attendance.

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Boardmaker

Developed by speech and language professionals, Boardmaker v.6 software is the most popular choice among teachers and speech language therapists (SLT’s) for creating new and adapting existing activities for students with special needs.

With Boardmaker, you can simply create and adapt symbol-based printed activities that are a fit for all of your students – no matter their level of ability. A symbol database combined with an easy-to-use drawing program features more than 4,500 Picture Communication Symbols™ (PCS) in 44 languages, all in color and black and white.

 This training day will aim to develop your knowledge and skills in using the programme with hands-on experience.  It is suitable for speech & language therapists, teachers, classroom assistants and parents.

 Cost £100 for the day. Includes introductory materials and certificate of attendance.

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Grid 2

 The Grid 2 is a piece of software used to enable pupils to talk with symbols and text. Pupils

 Can use it to control a computer to email and play music and videos.

 This one day course will explore a range of basic features of the software, that are fun as well as being able to promote progression in developing a pupil's skills and communication levels.

  • By the end of the course you will be able to make changes within the pre-made resources and software package.
  • You will have an awareness of the online resources and paper based materials that can be used to enhance your pupils learning and communication.
  • You will also be able to understand how to make resources from scratch that will support learning and communication
  • All of these technical skills will be taught at your own pace and there will be time to practice what you have learnt throughout the day

Cost £100 for the day. Includes introductory materials and certificate of attendance.

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