Helping Schools Improve Results
Most schools simply do not have the resources to give students with specific difficulties the tailored support they need. As a result, children that need extra support often under-achieve.
Free or very low-cost solutions exist that can transform learning for these students but frighteningly few schools take advantage of them.
Often schools do not know what IT solutions are out there. Other times, schools might be aware that technology is the way forward, but they do not have the budget or time to research the overwhelming number of solutions available. This results in students struggling needlessly, or poor purchasing decisions that waste budgets.
Benefit from Our Experience
We have a proven track record of enabling children with SpLD to reach their academic potential through simple strategies and the innovative use of technology.
WHEN SCHOOLS TAKE ON BOARD DYSLEXIA FRIENDLY TEACHING METHODS, EVERY CHILD ACHIEVES MORE.
How can we help your school become SpLD smart?
Achieve Now empowers schools to raise attainment for students with SpLD without draining budgets or overburdening teaching staff. We do this by providing:
Tailored advice to determine the most appropriate solutions to get students benefiting as quickly as possible. Schools are often surprised by how cost effective, productive and practical this service is.
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We also offer remote consultancy through video/phone conferencing sessions.
Training in schools
Transforming learning through technology involves more than simply being aware of or even implementing a solution.
To ensure students benefit, comprehensive training is required for staff, parents and the students themselves.
Teacher Training (INSET or Twilight)
Learn how to make classrooms SpLD friendly by helping students overcome difficulties with literacy so they can concentrate on learning the subject being taught.
- Dyslexia friendly effective revision technology and techniques
A number of techniques and technologies are introduced that would benefit any student but are particularly helpful for students with SpLD.
Our aim is to raise each students expectation’s of what they can achieve and equip them with the tools to help them do so.
One off half day session or weekly lesson for 1/2 a term.
- Touch Typing Courses @ School
Having students touch type with speed and accuracy is not only a valuable life skill, it also has the potential to reduce school expenditure and simplify logistics, as it reduces the number of human scribes required during exams.
Plus. the ability to touch type can have a significant positive impact on the grades achieved. Not only does it allow students to write much more quickly and legibly, it opens the possibility of using helpful technology that improves the quality of written work.
We have a two of options that we can provide on school premises: A weekly lesson for a term, or an intensive session for a week. These are ideal for activity weeks at the end of the academic year.
Parents have a vested interest in the academic success of their children. They can be highly motivated but lack the skills to support learning.
Parents are introduced to the vast range of technology and helpful techniques available to support learning, equipping them to better support their children’s learning at home.
Teaching staff are also encouraged to attend as it makes them more aware of common problems students have completing homework. It also encourages a healthy, productive collaboration between home and school.
Learning Support Departments
Enable them to know specific solutions in detail so they are equipped to support students & teaching staff using assistive technologies.
Achieve Now also run
After School Learning Support Clubs
Group learning sessions that help dyslexic and under achieving children to access technology and techniques to help achieve academic success and boosts confidence .
We are limited in the number of Clubs we are able to run but will provide training to empower school staff to run these extremely effective clubs internally.
In-depth training is given to Learning Support Departments to enable them to adequately support staff, students and parents.
How can technology transform learning?
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