bespoken is a social media website dedicated to building a community that aims to include disabled people in the design of everyday household products from their own homes, and where they can share ideas and tips on how to overcome everyday challenges that are faced with appliances and technology.
The objective of this learning object is to understand the concept of ‘resilience’ and the value of ‘protective factors’ in planning to support vulnerable children. This resource contains information on risk, research evidence, protective factors and the ecological model as well as resilient children and protective environments.
Social networking tools - blogs, microblogs, wikis – make it easier than ever to create and share content and enables us to communicate in real time across boundaries and hierarchies. NESTA, LGIU and SOCITIM are among several professional bodies highlighting the potential value of these tools. Unlike desktop computing skills, such as word processing or spreadsheet manipulation, social networking is experiential in nature.
Learning object which introduces the LEAP (Learning, Evaluation and Planning) planning and evaluation framework, facilitates understanding of the principles which underpin the framework and demonstrates its application in practice.