Tablet fun

Rowan’s learning-disabled students are very pleased to be using some new equipment this week. Donated by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, these new tablets are transforming the way we work in the studio.

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Our first task has been to ensure every student has had a chance to use them and we have all been learning how to take photographs and navigating our way round all the different things available. We have made a film  – which is probably not ready for YouTube yet! – and have been downloading a number of drawing apps for students to use in their work.

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The tablets allow students to stay with colleagues in their studio rather than waiting for a member of staff to take them to a computer in the other room. This means that the overall level on continuity in teaching and management of classes is maintained, creating happier studios and students.

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