During a conversation, people consider eye contact to be one of the most important aspects of showing interest, attention and sometimes even respect. But keeping eye contact does not come naturally or easily to everyone. There are several reasons why some people find it very difficult to look someone in the eye for an extended amount of time. This reason doesn’t always have to be a lack of interest or focus, it can be social anxiety, shyness or in some cases a symptom of being on the autism spectrum and that is what we are going to discuss.
We know you are super excited for Half Term, and you totally should! Teachers, school staff, children and parents definitely deserve some time off to relax and recharge.
EmoGami is a New Game that Helps Children Recognise Emotions and Read Social Cues through Fun and Engaging Gameplay
Autsera Game Studio has launched their debut educational game, EmoGami, that aims to help children struggling with understanding emotions and reading social cues.
For many years now, assistive technology has provided a helpful hand to any person with disabilities. The Wikipedia definition of it is: Assistive technology is assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for People with disability or the elderly population. It is a popular classroom tool for teachers trying to enhance the learning experience for their special education students. But what if assistive technology could provide even more than basic help? Turns out it can!
Undoubtedly, technology has taken over the world by storm, for better or for worse. For the past 20 years or so, we have witnessed a rise in all things internet-based, as well as smartphones, laptops and iPads. Whether you believe in the power of technology for good, it's clear that it has had a huge impact on our day to day lives, and not least of all, education.
So how exactly has education been affected by a surge in technology? Clearly, the basis of education, where a teacher instructs students, is still in place today, and there are many face to face learning advantages. However, there are also countless benefits of technology in education. Here we have given you just a few.