Technology resources

Teaching Languages with iPads


Listening, speaking, reading and writing with an iPad is a little different but the principles of good language teaching still apply.

i-Pad Apps for Languages

Building the field

App name
Cost
Description
Popplet
Yes
Mind mapping
Idea Sketch
Free
Mind mapping
iCardSort
Free
Brainstorming
Mindomo
Free
Brainstorming
Socrative
Free
Pre-testing, continuous assessment
Cooliris
Free
Brainstorming using images

Creating Audio

Quick Voice Recorder
Free
Voice recorder
Voice recorder for iPad
Yes
Voice and sound recorder
AudioNoteLite
Free
Voice recorder
EduCreations
Free
Voice recorder & creation app

Creating cartoons/comics/stories

Toontastic:Free
Free
Draw, animate and share cartoons
Puppet Pals HD
Free
Create shows with animation and audio in real time
Doodle Buddy
Free
Allows users to paint, draw, scribble. Good for scripted languages
Strip designer
Yes
Comic strip creator
Make a martian
Yes
Good for describing people
Stories 2 learn
Yes
Story making
Photo Comic
Yes
Comic making
Pic Collage
Free
Create collages with images and text
bookPress
Free
Create ibooks
Bookemon
Free
Create books for androids

Using Photos

Fotopedia Heritage
Free
Photos from around the world
Soda Snap Postcards
Free
Turns photos into electronic postcards
iMotion HD
Free
Take photos, edit your movie and export
Cooliris
Free
Access to photos
Bill Atkinson's Photocard
Free
Creates Postcards with images, text and audio

Flashcards/Vocabulary

Touch Cards 2
Yes
Can import flashcards from Quizlet, Study Stack and Google Docs
Word power Lite
Free
1 word per day sent to iPad

General

Pages
Yes
Word processing. Making documents
Keynote
Yes
Making presentations
Google Translator
Free
All languages
EduCreations
Free
Create stores with images, text and audio
Evernote
Free
Note taking, filing, organisation, audio
Readability
Free
Downloads,erases adds, stores, saves articles

Chinese

CanUhanyu
Free
Reading, speaking,listening



Try these links for a range of apps that can be used in the Chinese language classroom:
https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id=0AT9K36bhLT3QZGM4czY0cjJfNzFjN2hmY2NobQ
http://www.sinosplice.com/life/archives/2011/05/05/ipad-apps-for-chinese-study-2011

French

Musee du Louvre
Free
Tour of Louvre in French (English available too with explanations of artworks etc)
Try this link for more apps to use in the French language classroom:
http://web2-4languageteachers.wikispaces.com/iPad+apps

Indonesian

ilang
Free
Basic indonesian (flash cards, memory game, quiz, spelling and listening activities on a number of different categories)
Groovia Lite
Free
A “one stop multimedia service” for Indonesians, brought to us by Telkomsel (Indonesia’s largest telecommunications provider)
Watch Indonesian TV
7-Eleven Indonesia
Free
Find the location of 7-Eleven stores in Indonesia and see street-view pictures of them.
Use it to: Get a sense of what Indonesian street-scapes are like; access and decode advertising
More Indonesian apps can be found at:
http://www.indo5.net/ipads-in-indonesian/ipad-apps

Japanese

Try these links for apps that can be used in the Japanese language classroom:
http://www.japteach.com/apps.html

Technology Tools For Differentiation Ken Wong AISNSW























Tablets in Languages K - 6, Pauline Lewis and Merryl Wahlin AIS