Adopting the use of Audio Notetaker within the classroom can yield significant benefits for specific cohorts of pupils. It is an ideal tool for auditory learners, reluctant writers and pupils who have specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.
It allows pupils to:
- Express and capture their ideas quickly, benefiting those who struggle to put pen to paper straightaway.
- Develop learning strategies to kick-start the writing process.
- Manipulate spoken audio to produce tangible learning outcomes in the development of oracy and comprehension skills.
- Communicate ideas and concepts using a combination of text, images and sound.
- Develop their analysis and revision skills.
For teachers it allows them to:
- Engage pupils who struggle with putting pen to paper or processing text.
- Easily capture and assess audio and spoken work by pupils.
- Capture lessons for pupils to access in their own time.