The aim of the Learning Resources section is to bring you a number of resources to meet different the needs of a range of learners, for example, age and ability.
As well as interactive task in MS Word, for example, Cloze exercises and colourful and engaging numeracy tasks in Excel we also have resources for some of the popular programs such as Clicker and ClozePro.
Cloze Tasks in MS Word
The Solar System
Click in the space below the relevant planet and then select the matching word from the drop word bar.
The Digestive System
An colourful interactive task which identifes different parts of the digesitive system.
Click in the relevant box and type the name of each part of the digestive system.
There's also a 'fill in the missing' words at the bottom of the picture.
Using Word to calculate sums
Type the answer in the box below the sum, then click in empty box next to 'Check' then click on the Numeracy Toolbar to check the answer.
Other resources include:
The Romans (Picture Matching 2) (suitable for younger learners)
Mobile Phones (suitable for older learners - Communication Access Level 3)
Interactive Excel Tasks
Times Tables 1 through to 12 (Before you download the times tables spreadsheet, ensure you change your ‘Macro’ settings in Excel. This can be done by selecting ‘Tools’, ‘Macro’, ‘Security’ and under the ‘Security Level’ tab select either ‘Medium’ or ‘Low’.)
Subtracting New tasks to be added soon!
Easy Sums (10-1, 9-1, etc)
Interactive Computing Crossword
You can use this as a learning resource for Information Technology at Access Level 3 / Intermediate Level 1.
If the clues are too difficult, you can edit them by clicking in
the text clue/text box.
Learning and Teaching Scotland
Learning and Teaching Scotland provide information, publications, links to organisations, materials and resources to support the educational inclusion of all children and young people.
Assist-I.T. works in conjunction with Learning and Teaching Scotland - Inclusive Education.
These informative articles illustrate how assistive technology can be used to promote greater inclusion.
Access All Areas: disability, technology and learning, edited by Lawrie Phipps, Allan Sutherland and Jane Seale contains advice and case studies relating to disabled people and students with learning difficulties.
Scottish Further Education Unit's (SFEU) Broadcast article on promoting inclusive learning in Further Education. Read the Broadcast article
ScotFEICT provides a mix of news, views and information on matters relating to elearning. ScotFEICT is aimed at the Scottish Further Education community. The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) requires colleges and universities to make 'reasonable adjustments' and provide 'auxiliary services' to enable disabled students to participate in education and archive their potential.
This informative article explores the issues pertaining to SENDA and assistive technology.