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Communication Friendly Schools: presented lightning style

Friday, April 26, 2013

The ASLTIP conference in March really embraced new technology in several ways but one which grabbed our attention was the lighting talks section. These were 10 presentations of 5 minutes which sounds easy BUT these had to be 25 slides, each with 15 seconds which moved forwards independently. We thought it might be a good place to talk about the Communication Friendly Schools Project.

I agreed to do one as I believe that the CFS work is so important, it needs as wide an audience as possible but on the day I started to wish I hadn't..... It was actually a really scary experience!

None of us did brilliantly and I won't be in any hurry to volunteer again but here it is: