Today’s Irish Times newspaper features a letter from Sound Advice, to augment the ‘Home News’ piece (October 12th) about a no-pens day at a Dublin school.
In today’s world, everyone can use the same hardware – but differently. Mobile tablets and smartphones for one, can show captions in classrooms, as is done in Australia, Japan, the US – with the UK gearing to follow.
The take-away point in this letter is that technology has altered education for children with hearing issues, in the vital areas of hearing and of learning.
- Feilte 2013: School Acoustics From A Pupil’s View
- Media Quote – ‘Living A Life Less Ordinary’
- Listening And Speaking: A Refocus For Teachers
- Classroom Technology ‘Has The Children Talking’
- How Early Intervention In Scandinavia Is Changing
- Learned Helplessness: When Less Support Is More
- Crowd-Computing: New Solutions For Captions
- Teacher Assumptions: Kids With Hearing Issues