Category Archives: iPads

Making your own CI movies

After my class finished reading the TPRS Publishing novel Esperanza and were working on their final projects, I spent some time playing around with an iPad and ended up making a video for chapter 1. The most useful aid in … Continue reading

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Alma MovieTalk lesson

My first MovieTalk and I loved it. I used the short animation, Alma, with my first year students and it went great. We were able to use the movie to practice so much language: 1) structures of quiere, puede, mira, … Continue reading

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Spanish Instagram

If you’ve haven’t read how to use instagram in your class, first read this post. Once you’ve set up a class account, we recommend the following accounts below. Once you are following, you can project your feed on the board … Continue reading

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Spanish Webquest

One of my favorite reasons for using webquests is to have students discover information on their own. I can take a step back and provide any necessary help, but the students are the ones doing all the work. They are … Continue reading

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Sims in Spanish

Sim games are pretty popular among teenagers, and with this game in Spanish, students can practice their Spanish vocabulary of building a house and creating an avatar. Según el sitio: “¿Qué es Habbo? Habbo es una comunidad virtual dirigida a … Continue reading

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Top 15 Apps for Spanish Class

These are a list of my Top 15 Apps that I have used with iPads in my Spanish 1 class. I have divided them into 4 sections. Language Apps allows the students to practice the language or see the language … Continue reading

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Tellagami App

This app allows you to create an animated avatar that speaks. You can customize the look of an avatar and create a background, and then you can use text-to-speech (for English text) or have students record their voice (great for … Continue reading

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iPad Apps for Practicing Vocabulary

Pic Collage Pic Collage is a free app where students can create a virtual corkboard. This works as a great tool to present vocabulary. Students can import images from their camera roll, or the site has an imbedded internet search … Continue reading

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Profesor Gato

If you paws and think about what connects our students to learning, you’ll know they have to be engaged. I’m a very visual person and so I definitely enjoy a good image.  So when I found this app, it was … Continue reading

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Futbol

I’ll admit, I’m a huge soccer fan. And I’ve been lucky to attend World Cup qualifying games in Costa Rica to see the passion firsthand. Being the number one sport in Latin America (and the world) gave me even more … Continue reading

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