Making choices and showing an awareness of cause and effect when using technology

Challenge reference: 5220

Notional learning hours  30
Level WTE1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will use different pieces of technology eg commination aids, buttons, switches to produce a cause and affect response and to make choices.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to use technology to create an effect.

  2. Be able to use a button or switch to communicate intention.  

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Use three different pieces of technology to experience cause and effect
    • Make choices by repeating activity or acknowledging the effect of each action
    • Use a button or switch to communicate choices in different contexts eg red or green button to identify colour paper to use in an art activity 
    • Respond to simple questions using a button or switch in different contexts eg yes or no