Reflection for 2 Star Badge - Accessibility (Exploring)

Rachel Sherwood
19th March 2020

This reflection was contributed as a submission for a 2 Star Badge in Accessibility (Exploring) by Rachel Sherwood

Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I teach hairdressing to a range of learners in ability and age from 14-60. I have been teaching for over 15 years and for the past 3 years hae embedded digital technology into my teaching. So much so, that this has been recognised cross college and I am now Lead Teaching, Learning and Assessment Coach for Digital Strategies

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

Definitly using more visual and auditory resources into my teaching. I use Nearpod a lot as it engages my learners and enables tyhem to answer questions even if they do not know the full answer or are unsure, however, by putting in auditory questions alongside written questions, it enables those who have reading difficulties to have the answer read out to them to promote understanding but also... more

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