TRY this – Rugby World Cup 2011

It all starts this weekend with the kick off for the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand beginning with New Zealand vs Tonga on Friday night. Be prepared for late nights (or early mornings) and lots of yelling at the television!

We have created some exciting interactive activities using our popular Boardmaker and Clicker 5 software. You can use these fantastic resources to talk about the rugby in the classroom or at home. Chat about what’s going on with enthusiastic rugby followers or enlighten those that are learning what it all means!

Clicker 5 – Main Menu

Clicker 5 – Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities include:

  • A simple talking book about the Rugby World Cup with basic facts
  • A page set giving major facts about each country playing in the 2011 Rugby World Cup
  • A book about the Rugby World Cup finals and how teams are eliminated – or get through to win!
  • A quiz about things you have learnt from these activities.

Boardmaker – Main Menu

Boardmaker – Teams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And to get into the spirit of rugby you can watch this clever clip with a Lego haka.

I hope that you enjoy using these activities and that your favourite country wins!

 

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About Charlene Cullen

Charlene has worked as a speech pathologist, supporting people with complex communication needs and learning disabilities for the past 15 years. She has worked in a variety of roles within the Disability Services of Western Australia, including Senior Speech Pathologist, Rural and Remote Resource Therapist and Regional Team Manager.

Charlene is a trained Key Word Sign (formerly Makaton) presenter, certified Hanen It Takes Two to Talk presenter and a member of the Apple Consultants Network. Charlene is also an official Proloquo2Go / Proloquo4Text trainer, and TBoxApps Trainer for Therapy Box.

Charlene has developed strong skills in and a passion for, the area of AAC and assistive technologies. She enjoys presenting workshops and providing consultancy services to support and educate parents, teachers and therapists in the use and application of inclusive technologies.

Charlene is a full time member of the Professional and Consultancy Services Team at Spectronics.

AGOSCI State Representative for Victoria (2012-present); Key Word Sign Victoria committee member (2012-present).

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