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TTS, leading supplier of award-winning educational and teaching resources to Primary and Early Years settings have been short listed in the 2012 BETT awards. The talking point within the Innovation in ICT category are the Talking Pegs from TTS, whilst listening is made easy within the Digital Devices category for which TTS’ Easi-Ears have been shortlisted.
A brand new category for this year’s awards, the Innovation in ICT category, aims to showcase products that are new, original and ahead of current thinking which the Talking Pegs most surely are. One of the key factors with the Talking Pegs are their simplicity to use. Designed for early year’s users, the Talking Pegs can be adapted for learning in many ways and different situations, both indoors and outdoors.
With the Talking Pegs, Priced at £29.95 (EY03326) you can take ICT and communication wherever you wish! As a set of 6 recordable pegs, a 10 second message can be recorded simply at the press of the button, which can then be played back to create a variety of situations and settings, from play dens to talking number lines and timelines.
This versatile product can be clipped to a variety of surfaces located inside and out, such as table tops, fences and branches, lending it to all kinds of unique learning opportunities.
Clip next to pieces of work to hear a description and make a talking display, or place near an activity so that children can easily follow instructions, for example, children can have fun creating their very own treasure hunts with eager treasure seekers listening to clues each time they find a new peg.
Listening is made easy for children with Easi-Ears which feature in the shortlist for Digital Devices. Priced at £299.95 (EL00295) this innovative and effective product is an easy to use system for introducing ICT into the learning of children. Easi-Ears comprises of 6 different coloured headphones that enable practitioners to put their own audio content onto the headphones so that children can listen independently or as a group.
Marketing Manager at TTS, Joanne Salter comments, “Here at TTS we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to developing new products for early years. ICT is a particular interest to our customers and both the Talking Pegs and Easi-Ears have been developed specifically with them in mind and it is wonderful to be recognised in such a high profile way.”
Dedicated to showcasing the best in the UK and International educational products, resources and best practice the BETT Awards ceremony will take place on January 11th 2012.