ICT-supported methodological opportunities among children in need of special attention

Tünde Julianna Ládiné Szabó, Tünde Lengyelné Molnár
2020 Pro&Contra  
Varied and light-hearted methods or tools play an important role in the education of children requiring special attention. It is important for disabled children that the acquisition of the curriculum should not take place in the standard, tedious methods: on the other hand, the transfer of knowledge should not be one-sided. In the 2019/20 academic year, two methodological innovations were introduced in lower-grade classes at the Practice School of Eszterházy Károly University where students in
more » ... eed of special attention also experienced these innovations. As our students prefer to use ICT tools and various applications, it is not by chance that the use of digital devices and ICT technology was an important element in the selection of innovative methods. Getting acquainted with the task editing applications, one of the main aspects of our selection was the personalisation of applications and their suitability for differentiation. Our choice is the LearningApps application. With this tool, interactive educational aids, the so-called learning cubes can be created. In the curriculum, it is important for disabled children to work together, to share a common goal, to experience a sense of achievement, to use different artistic techniques and to enjoy the given work. These were created by Storyline-framework method. This study outlines the practical application of the LearningApps task editing software and the Storyline framework method. These methods greatly contributed to a motivating learning environment where disabled students had the opportunity to experience everyday life and to create a friendly atmosphere with their peers.
doi:10.33033/pc.2020.2.51 fatcat:irzx4lqokbh2dmhxwyamrpduze