ChooseIt Education App Bundle

first_imgI mentioned Inclusive TLC on last week’s iClick post.  You’ll probably hear more about the company in future posts as they offer a wide assortment of assistive technology products.  They offer switches, hardware, software, apps, and more — all designed to benefit those with special needs.  I’m going to cover their ready-made ChooseIt! apps available as a bundle on the App Store.ChooseIt! Education App Bundle:The ChooseIt! Education App bundle features three activity sets.  They are each based off of Inclusive Technology’s BETT award-winning ChooseIt! Ready-made software.  The bundle offers a comprehensive coverage of K-5 curriculum in the following subjects:LiteracyNumeracyScience1. ChooseIt! Literacy:First up is the ChooseIt! Literacy app.  The Literacy app covers “eight different key areas to help develop and consolidate basic skills and takes a traditional approach to phonics.”What it covers:Listening skillsInitial soundsRecognition of written lettersInitial blend soundsRecognition of written blendsTricky high-frequency wordsEveryday wordsChooseIt! Literacy Features:Accessible using touch or single and two-switch scanning.“Designed by experienced teachers to provide a structured approach to basic literacy using tried and tested approaches to phonics where required.”More than 250 activities with over 5,000 pages of simple multiple choice activities.Basic, consistent interface makes it user-friendly for users of all ages and abilities.Minimal distraction layout keeps child on task.Ideal for learners with visual and perceptual difficulties.Ability to save results to the camera roll.2. ChooseIt! Numeracy:The ChooseIt! Numeracy app includes over 230 activities with over 6,000 pages of simple multiple choice activities.  The activities map directly to pre-numeracy and numeracy targets.What activities cover:25 activities cover color, 2D and 3D shape, positional words, opposites, sequencing shapes, and time awareness (non-clock time).21 activities cover matching and recognition of geometric 2D and 3D shapes, sequencing shapes, counting sides, nets, weight, length, capacity, and planes and symmetry.32 activities “designed to give pupils revision in their knowledge learned in practical lessons about numbers 1 to 3.”Graded activities covering comparison of quantity, counting sets of objects, counting on, numeral recognition and matching sets to numerals.  They are broken down in three different ways:1. Numbers 0 to 52. Numbers 5 to 103. Numbers 0 to 100  ChooseIt! Numeracy Features:Accessible using touch or single and two-switch scanning.Designed to provide a structured approach to basic number and space concepts and associated language.Clear spoken and written questions.  Use the speaker button to repeat question.Basic, consistent interface makes it user-friendly for users of all ages and abilities.Minimal distraction layout encourages student to stay on task.Real voice recorded audio to model good pronunciation.Can notify when child is ready to move on, or if he or she needs more practice or should try easier activity.Ability to save results to camera roll.3. ChooseIt! Science:The ChooseIt! Science app contains over 160 activities with 3,000+ pages of simple multiple choice activities.What activities cover:32 simple activities which introduce topics of humans, animals, and plants.  A few cover the environment.38 slightly harder activities which “develop the knowledge gained from the previous activity set.”30 activities cover materials from everyday life and their properties.31 activities cover topics of earth and space, light and sound.ChooseIt! Science Features:Accessible using touch or single and two-switch scanning.“Designed by experienced teachers to provide accessible resources for pupils with a range of special needs.”Ideal for students with visual and perceptual difficulties.High-quality recorded audio models good pronunciation.Ability to save results to the camera roll.Visit the Inclusive TLC website to learn more about their apps and other products available.Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedTool Factory’s Switch Software BundleDecember 17, 2015In “Learning Disabilities”Let’s Expand Vocabulary AppAugust 1, 2017In “Apps”ATFAQ069 – Q1 iOS app for offline music playing Q2 Word prediction apps Q3 AT for math Q4 Speech-to-text for iOS Q5 JAWS and Windows 18 Q6 ATIA experiencesFebruary 12, 2018In “Assistive Technology FAQ (ATFAQ) Podcast” 24 activities around time, from times on the hour up to counting on and back in units of 5 minutes, and everything in between.  Many time activities allow users to choose between analogue or digital clocks.There is even an activity on weeks, months, and seasons.last_img read more

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