ICT can be used in most sessions and could include tasks such as typing up work into a Word document, or using Power Point to create a presentation to present to the rest of the group. Getting learners to do a presentation will also embed language skills as well as ICT skills.
These added functionalities work together to give pupils more opportunities to explore new concepts, discover meaning and express themselves with pictures, text, numbers and spoken words.
New capabilities strengthen reading and writing skills Kidspiration builds pupils' word recognition, vocabulary and comprehension using visual tools that combine pictures, text and spoken words. Symbol search Pupils search for symbols by keywords to find just the right picture, image or symbol to express their thoughts and ideas.
Kidspiration Word Guide This combination dictionary and thesaurus supports vocabulary and reading comprehension with easy access to nearly 13, words.
Each entry includes definitions, synonyms and antonyms, parts of speech, sample sentences, images and recorded speech to guide pronunciation of words. Enhanced audio support Longer recording time encourages students to express and document their ideas. Teachers have more flexibility when recording instructions and comments.
New Maths View builds conceptual understanding in math Now Kidspiration extends the proven principles of visual learning to mathematics. Combining the hands-on learning power of manipulatives with all the added benefits of computer interactivity, Kidspiration's new Math View and visual math tools help learners build a strong mathematical foundation to understand numeracy concepts.
Five visual math tools Kidspiration's visual maths tools focus on the core conceptual foundations of counting, place value on computation and geometric thinking.
Pupils build number sense and spatial reasoning and understand the meaning behind the four basic operations while communicating their thinking with words, numbers and maths symbols.
With Kidspiration Colour Tiles, pupils learn to solve area and perimeter problems and model number patterns and the four basic operations. They produce patterns and tessellations, explore similarity and congruence, experiment with symmetry and represent fractions.
With Kidspiration Base Ten Blocks, they count, compare, group, partition and create equivalent representations of whole numbers and decimals. Kidspiration Base Ten Blocks also introduce pupils to procedures for operations on multi-digit numbers. They find common denominators, translate between improper fractions and mixed numbers and model basic operations with fractions.
Pupils compare, order, simplify and find equivalent fractions. They use Kidspiration Fraction Boxes to model basic operations with like and unlike denominators. Kidspiration Fraction Boxes also introduce pupils to improper fractions, mixed numbers and representing word problems.
Teachers and pupils label Maths SuperGroupers as a conceptual building block for word problems. Maths Text Boxes document maths operations using words, numbers and structured frames. The Maths Text Box supports writing fractions, division problems and vertical maths notations.
The Step Workspace shows progression of work with a sequential work area to document steps while problem-solving The Cross-Out Stamp gives pupils a visual indicator to use when they mark, take away or remove items Multiple pages in a document streamline workspace management.
Tutorials provide a fast effective way to introduce teachers to visual learning with Kidspiration so they're successful from the start. Teacher Resources Online provides additional lesson plans and activities. Additional support for ELL and ESL students Kidspiration uses proven visual learning strategies to build pupils' vocabulary and English comprehension with the integrated Picture and Writing Views, the new Word Guide, enhanced audio support and the new symbol search and expanded symbol library.
In addition, Kidspiration emphasises the development and use of independent learning strategies, such as pictorial representation of thoughts and concepts.Literacy skills can be embedded into your sessions in a number of ways; this could include getting your learners to create posters, or handouts.
You could also get learners to read out or present their work to the rest of the group, which would embed both language and communication skills into your session. Read about early literacy skills, along with ideas for encouraging literacy development for kids.
Developing literacy. By Raising Children Network.
But before your child learns to read and write, he needs to develop the building blocks for literacy – the ability to speak, listen, understand, watch and draw. Supporting learners: strategies eg developing literacy skills through appropriate resources for age and abilities, contextual, phonic, cues and conventions, organisation and structure of text, awareness of writing process, composition.
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integration of content with literacy, numeracy and ICT skills, and with regard to the clear mapping of session activities to appropriate elements of the national curricula. However, one of the overarching aims - to develop a transferable methodology for the.
List the cues and strategies that learners might use as they develop reading skills. Q5. List and explain different text types and genres. • Supporting literacy development • Supporting numeracy development • Working with others More tutorials on Teaching Assistant Level 3 course on.