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The Use of Velcro in Special Needs Science Lessons

Patrick Organ and Barbara Watson, from the Forest Special School, share ideas about using Velcro as a teaching and learning tool. Students with moderate or severe learning difficulties can find it difficult to take in information from a static display, and so teachers at Forest School use Velcro to make versatile displays. Other uses described include using pictures to help sequence lessons and the use of large number lines to help students analyse data.


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