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Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
Apps for the 4 skills   presentation 2013
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Apps for the 4 skills presentation 2013

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  • 1. APPS FOR THE 4 SKILLS:READING, WRITING,SPEAKING, LISTENINGCATHERINE RITZARLINGTON (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOLSNECTFL, 2013
  • 2. ABOUT ME & THEAPPS I LOVE • We have 15 iPod Touches for students, many have their own iPhones• All the apps I use are free!• All apps can be found by going to the AppStore on your iPad/iPod/iPhone and searching by name
  • 3. HOW I USE THE APPSWITH MY STUDENTS• Student-centered/paired activities• Learning stations• Alternative formats for homework or projects• 10-minute activators• Advice for getting started: • Pick one app that you think will be effective to meet your learning goal • Enlist students to help you test it out (offer extra credit)
  • 4. MEMATIC• iPad/iPod• Quick, silly way to get students to write a sentence!• Students email you the meme to turn in
  • 5. PERFECT CAPTIONS• iPad/iPod• Take pictures, add captions!• Add effects to images• Email to hand in
  • 6. EVERNOTE• iPad/iPod & web: www.evernote.com• Students can write, take notes, and record audio• Students can email you their “note” to turn in
  • 7. SCRIBBLE PRESS• iPad only• Designed for children to create books using templates• Can select blank book, add photos, images, text, captions, etc.• Email to share
  • 8. GOOGLE DRIVE• iPad/iPod & web• With gmail accounts, students can work collaboratively on Word, Excel, PPT type files• Files can be shared and you can make edits in their work
  • 9. GOOGLE VOICE• iPad/iPod & web • To have students record phone calls:• Establish a Google phone number linked to your phone • Student must have Google Voice phone number• Choose “Do Not Disturb” if you want students to leave • From online: you messages • Go to Settings• You can listen to the • Click on Calls messages on your iPhone or • Check the box next to Call online (linked to your regular Options (Enable Recording) Gmail account) • Recorder must receive the call in order to record it• You can respond with text message or can embed the • There is an announcement recording on a website/blog that the call is being recorded! • Press 4 at any time during the conversation to record – press 4 to stop, or hang up • To share recording with you, student goes to account online, then shares via email
  • 10. SOUND CLOUD• iPad/iPod & web: www.soundcloud.com• Students create account• Record easily directly on iPad/iPod• Share with teacher, teacher can leave written comments at various points within recording• Create “groups” on website
  • 11. VOICE THREAD• iPad/iPod & web: www.voicethread.com• Students create account• Take pictures in class, add voice recordings or text• Share with teacher via email• Can embed on website/blog
  • 12. SPLICE (VIDEOS)• iPad/iPod• Use the video camera feature on the iPad/iPod• Record multiple scenes and use this app to splice them together• Can add title, transitions• Upload final video to YouTube, , email if small enough, or have student transfer to their computer
  • 13. POCASTS• iPad/iPod• Search for audio lessons in your language• You can prepare questions for students• Takes time to find the right files (good summer PD opportunity!)• Example: • SpanishPod101, FrenchPod101, ItalianPod 101, ChineseClass 101, ArabicPod 101
  • 14. RADIO/TV STATIONS• iPad/iPod• Find your favorite foreign radio/TV station as an app• Create questions for various recordings, have students complete in class or at home• For advanced students, have them listen to a news story and create questions for the class
  • 15. QUIZLET• iPad/iPod & web: www.quizlet.com• Teacher creates account and makes flashcards groups (can make your own or search for your textbook)• Students can also create account and add your flashcard groups• Audio-enabled flashcards with very good accents!
  • 16. IBOOKS• iPad/iPod• Books in “Public Domain” can often be found for free in iBooks• Reading in iBooks, students can highlight, make notes, email quotes
  • 17. IBIBLIO• iPad/iPod• French books in Public Domain• Includes overview, author information, full text, and audio recording
  • 18. MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS• iPad/iPod• Search the “Newstand” store for free magazines/newspapers in your language• You can also just use the web browser to search for magazines & newspapers online that aren’t available for free as apps!
  • 19. FLIPBOARD• iPad/iPod• Follow various news sources (from Twitter, FB, etc.) in any language
  • 20. WHAT APPS ARE YOU USING?• ?• catherineritz@gmail.com, www.catherineritz.org

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