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Thursday, October 15

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    Enhancing Primary Language Learning through Technology.
    {6012029995_6659ae4194_o.jpg} Image from Frankieleon on Twitter
    Notes to accompany Lisa Stevens' presentation at Understanding ModernGov - Successfully Implement the New Primary Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum conference - 16th June
    TO ADD - app recommendations

    Searching for images
    Creative Commons searches - in Google, click on Search tools and then usage rights. Also useful for choosing correct size of image as well as type (clipart, photo, line drawing etc)
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    Memrise online and app for learning languages (and more!) using 'memes' e.g. associating images or mnemonics tutorial
    Duolingo - online or app (not linked unfortunately) - I'm learning Swedish! You can set goals and compete against others if you want
    Finding apps
    Apple
    Apple Education app
    Appitic - a list of apps drawn up by ADEs
    TMadeEasy - Technology made easy in Education - apps with reviews
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Tuesday, June 16

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    {6012029995_6659ae4194_o.jpg} Image from Frankieleon on Twitter
    Notes to accompany Lisa Stevens' presentation at Understanding ModernGov - Successfully Implement the New Primary Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum conference - 16th June
    TO ADD - app recommendations
    Searching for images
    Creative Commons searches - in Google, click on Search tools and then usage rights. Also useful for choosing correct size of image as well as type (clipart, photo, line drawing etc)
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    WordSalad (app is free but has watermark if you save it unless you pay) see here for explanation
    Writing and images
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    and fun! tutorial
    *don't forget to change your keyboard on your iPad/iPod to 'correct' the right language!*
    Don't despise Word and Powerpoint - they're still great for practising writing!
    Speaking
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    the school
    Audacity
    eg use talking postcards for interactive displays; talking tins or pegs for phonics
    PC/Mac

    Vocaroo online recording that produces a URL that can be shared via email or embedded in a website, or turned into a QR code.
    Voki (see above)
    Audacity free downloadable sound recording software for recording and editing audio
    Apps

    Tellagami free app (can buy extras but not necessary) creates a speaking avatar - 30 second limit - that can be shared to Camera Roll and also as a URL - tutorial
    YakitKids free app to animate anything into short videos - can then save to Camera Roll - tutorial
    SockPuppets free app (can buy extras) - can change pitch of voice - tutorial
    PuppetPals
    BookCreator
    Adobe Voice
    Storybird
    HD free app but worth buying the Directors Pass £2.99 if you are going to use it lots. There's also Puppet pals 2 - see wikispace forSchool edition which works slightly differently - tutorial HD tutorial PP2
    Book Creator app
    Book Creator website - lots of
    ideas already madeincluding the latest news on features and developments in the pipeline
    Book Creator in the classroom how might you use it in the classroom
    To read on a PC/Mac, you need Google Chrome and Readium - here's what to do!
    Combine books - on one device or across several - here's how
    Create vocabulary books for younger learners with image, word and audio - also good for EAL learners
    Write story books based on a model e.g. rewrite Dear Zoo choosing different animals and adjectives, or The very Hungry Caterpillar using different food.
    Record learning in a Unit as a book - include images, text, videos, hyperlinks and so on. Join individual books to make a class book (all learners send their books to a shared Dropbox - open all individual books on 1 iPad and then combined into one)
    Create a digital portfolio
    Make an information book for new pupils with introductions to places, people and procedures at your school
    Adobe Voice tutorial

    QR codes
    readCreate with images - Visualead - free with adverts
    Create
    using QRStuff Kaywa (web based) post it notes here Also a QR code creator on Classtools
    Read with
    iNigma
    Make
    (multi platform) Read and create QR Classic (multi platform -e.g. 69p iOS)
    QR code Easter Hunt - thanks Kelda
    My Swiss QR code quiz

    QR codes in the classroom article
    Instant assessment
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    read them download the app to your iPod/Pad/Phone, print out the cards (free!) and have instant feedback on questions posed tutorial
    Socrative student
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    teacher apps - pupils join your room and answer questions - teacher receives feedback tutorial instructions
    Language learning apps
    Memrise online and app for learning languages (and more!) using 'memes' e.g. associating images or mnemonics tutorial
    Duolingo - online or app (not linked unfortunately) - I'm learning Swedish! You can set goals and compete against others if you want
    Finding apps
    Apple Education app list
    Appitic - a list of apps drawn up by ADEs
    TMadeEasy - Technology made easy in Education - apps with reviews
    Apps gone free app
    design features of iPad
    Evaluating apps excellent post featuring app evaluation rubrics and simple yes/no checklists

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Monday, June 15

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    QR codes
    read using iNigma
    Make
    Plickers

    QR codes in the classroom article
    Instant assessment
    Plickers app to read them

    Socrative student and teacher apps
    Language learning apps
    Memrise
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    2:01 pm
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    Wordle
    WordSalad (app is free but has watermark if you save it unless you pay) see here for explanation
    Writing and images
    PicCollage - free app - very versatile, intuitive and fun!
    *don't forget to change your keyboard on your iPad/iPod to 'correct' the right language!*
    Don't despise Word and Powerpoint - they're still great for practising writing!
    Speaking
    TTS - lots of speaking and listening resources to purchase - can be used across the school
    Audacity
    Vocaroo
    Tellagami
    YakitKids
    SockPuppets
    PuppetPals
    BookCreator
    Adobe Voice
    Storybird - see wikispace for ideas already made
    QR codes
    read using iNigma
    Make
    Plickers
    Socrative
    Language learning apps
    Memrise
    Duolingo

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    1:36 pm
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    Infographics often appear on http://www.earlylanguages.com and also see http://www.pinterest.com/lisibo/multilingual/
    Schoolslinks http://www.schoolslinks.co.uk/resources_dl.htm have lots of mulitlingual posters to download
    eTwinning http://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/index.htm
    eLanguages http://www.elanguages.org
    British Council Schools Online http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org
    for making links with other schools and countries

    Stories
    MFL Storybird wikispacehttp://mfl-storybirds.wikispaces.com
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    Morfo Booth (free app - can be upgraded)
    Voki (online tool)
    my example!
    Aurasma app - augmented reality - make talking posters - tutorial {Aurasma_Step_by_Step.pdf}
    Making links
    eTwinning http://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/index.htm
    eLanguages http://www.elanguages.org
    British Council Schools Online http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org
    for making links with other schools and countries
    **GoogleDoodles**
    WordClouds
    Tagxedo
    Wordle
    WordSalad (app is free but has watermark if you save it unless you pay) see here for explanation

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    Animals
    Making mixed up animals
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    your wildself {Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 21.08.11.png}
    Switchzoo website and also an app (free with 26 animals, expands to 142 for £2.29)
    Authentic sites
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    Sylvia Duckworth - explanation Flipboard
    Some of my attempts are on my blog
    discussionAnimals
    Making mixed up animals
    Build your wildself
    Switchzoo website and also an app (free with 26 animals, expands to 142 for £2.29)
    Authentic sites
    Palmyre Zoo (Fr, Eng)
    Barcelona Zoo (Sp, Cat, Eng)
    Zürich Zoo (Fr, Ger, It, Eng!)
    Talking animals
    Morfo Booth (free app - can be upgraded)
    Voki (online tool)
    my example!

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    1:07 pm

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