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    Plickers Tutorial

    A tutorial is now available for Plickers, a free web tool which allows language teachers to set multiple choice questions for their students to answer using numbered QR codes displayed on cards.

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    Wakelet Tutorial

    A tutorial is now available for Wakelet, a free web tool which allows language teachers to save resources you find on the web using any device.

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    Charlala Tutorial

    A tutorial is now available for Charlala.com, a free web tool which is designed to encourage students to speak in the target language through personalised drawings.

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    Seesaw Tutorial

    A tutorial is now available for Seesaw, a free web service and cross platform app which allows language teachers to create multimedia activities for learners to access in class or at home.

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    Whiteboard.fi – Tutorial

    Whiteboard.fi is a free online tool which allows you to create a virtual classroom in seconds where students each have a digital whiteboard to write on.  A tutorial is now available to download.

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    QWiQR – Tutorial

    QWIQR is a free web tool which allows language teachers to record personalised audio feedback. A tutorial is now available to download.

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    PDST Digital Tools – Tutorials

    The PDST Digital Technollogies Team have their own YouTube channel which contains advice and many tutorials that are of use to teachers.

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    Voice Record Pro 7

    Voice Record Pro is a free app on iOS and Android which allows language teachers to promote listening and speaking skills in and out of the classroom.

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    Using audio-visual description in the MFL Classroom to support mediation

    Find out about using Audio-description in the languages classroom.

     

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    Book Creator – Tutorial

    Book Creator is an iOS app and web tool which allows students to create multimedia slideshows to showcase their learning and promote speaking and writing skills in the languages classroom as well as create an e-portfolio to showcase their work over time.

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    Photos For Class – Tutorial

    Photosforclass.com is a great directory of Creative Commons images which when downloaded display the image’s licensing attribution in the footer making them perfect for use in class as there is no risk of breaching copyright.

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    SpeakPipe Tutorial: Online Oral Recordings

    Do you want to find a way of getting your students to record their oral work by using a device? SpeakPipe Voice Recorder is a free web tool which allows users to record up to 5 minutes of audio in the browser on any device and send it via a link or download it as an .mp3 file. A great way for students to capture their speaking work and send it to the teacher to be assessed or upload their audio to an e-portfolio as a record of their progression over time.

    Users don’t need to create an account to use the service either. Click here.

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    iFun Face (Tutorial): Promoting Oral Production

    iFunFace is a free iOS and Android app which is great for promoting speaking by allowing you to super impose an animated mouth and eyes over a still image of a face or faces and record a video of you and someone else having a conversation in the target language.

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    QR Codes – Tutorial

    QR codes are 2 dimensional bar codes which QR codes are 2 dimensional bar codes which, when scanned with the camera of a mobile device, can transfer web links amongst other digital content quickly and easily to users.

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    Balloon Stickies Plus – Tutorial

    Balloon Stickies Plus is a free iOS app which allows you to add speech bubbles to any image and if combined with Pic Collage could be used to create a personalised photo story.

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