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Class Dojo in Spanish

I recently started using the App ClassDojo to track student participation/incentivize students to speak only Spanish. I know some teachers give participation points, some use a system where they hand out tickets/fake money, but this is novelty for students. I have … Continue reading

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As other teachers have pointed out, Trivia Crack is the latest craze in app-games. The best part is you can play this game in Spanish. Have students “challenge” each other or create a class tournament. Sure, some of the questions … 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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Educreating Spanish Cooking Videos

What better input to learn about food and cooking in context than to watch short tutorials on how to make food. The power of Youtube gives us so much access to resources many teachers didn’t have in the past, it … Continue reading

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Dragon Dictation

The app Dragon Dictation is an interesting app for students to practice their pronunciation. I give student a script to read from and they record themselves to see how well the computer can understand their accent. First, make sure you … Continue reading

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Univision App

Univision has several apps available for the iPad including “Univision”, “Noticias” and “Deportes”. I used the regular “Univision” app today and let my students explore different articles that would be of interest to them. I had first year students engaged … Continue reading

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Doll House iPad App

If your Foreign Language program has access to iPads, here is an app you need to check out. It is free and is fantastic to use during your Casa unit. It’s called Kids Doll House and it is made by … Continue reading

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