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Using InCAS Assessments Information Seminar for Classroom Assistants Anne Cromie and Diane Owens August 2011. Learning Intentions. Classroom Assistants working with pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) will:
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Information Seminar for
Anne Cromie and Diane Owens
Classroom Assistants working with pupils who have special
educational needs (SEN) will:
InCAS in Northern Ireland
Marina’s actual age is 7yrs 3m.
Pupils are asked several sets of questions to give them a number of chances to demonstrate their ability.
The number of questions in each set may vary depending on how many right answers a child gives..
This is the age range covered during this set of questions.
To give her a good chance of getting the first question correct InCAS chose a question which is targeted at a pupil younger than her actual age.
7yrs 4m9yrs 2m
This assessment produced a General Maths Age of 7yrs 9m for Marina.
7yrs 6m8yrs 4m
7yrs 7m8yrs 2m
Robert was 11yrs 1m when he sat this General Maths assessment.
8yrs 6m10yrs 4m
5yrs 66yrs 2m
This assessment produced a General Maths Age of 6yrs 2m for Robert.
3yrs 1m4yrs 11m
4yrs 4m8yrs 5m
General Maths Modules
Ref: Information for Teachers-2009 p.31
All pupils should be given the opportunity to view the Inky Pupil demo
before they use InCAS.
Inky’s Reminders are also a useful resource.
Remember that they:
While completing InCAS consider the following …
Sight, e.g.picture, colour, and layout
Sound, e.g.headphones, audio speed
Motor Skills, e.g.use of mouse
Attention, e.g. question length, environment
Content, e.g.style and format of questions
… and note any aspect that might cause difficulties for pupils.
Guidance for Using InCAS
with Pupils who have SEN
possible using the computer.
suitable for the pupils.
Pupils should not:
When using InCAS ensure that pupils:
and then respond); and
After pupils finish it may be useful for them to:
Use available resources to minimise the pupil’s communication and interaction difficulties.
Use available equipment to maximise the pupil’s residual vision.
recorded voice; and
Use available equipment to maximise the pupil’s residual hearing.
Position to allow monitoring of the pupil’s face for any condition
where they become dazed, confused, lose consciousness or have a
Check blood glucose level for diabetic pupils;
Have suitable chairs, desks and supports for pupils who have a
tremor or instability;
Ensure that aids for concentration are available, such as a wobble
cushion, weighted jacket or other supports;
Remove anything which may become a distraction, e.g. fidget supports.
Use equipment, support aids and appropriate medication to minimise
pupil difficulties.Medical Conditions and Syndromes