Learning a new language is difficult, which is why there's a huge market for tools and apps to help you do it. Some of them are really helpful and help you get up to speed quickly, others are a money sink.
Well it took longer than expected and we are still waiting for the paid apps, BUT the 17 iPads are in my classroom and Srta L has hers to see how she gets on with a one iPad classroom. I'm going to aim for a quick blogpost each week on some of the stuff that has worked or not..
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At MIT, Dr. Paola Rebusco has devised an appealing course, Speak Italian with Your Mouth Full, where she teaches students how to speak Italian and cook Italian food. Foods include espresso, risotto, homemade pizza, bruschetta and biscotti.
In the middle of October, we invited educators to tell us about the "apps, games, and websites that are helping to tranform their classrooms this year." We asked that you submit your responses in the form of Field Notes and we received more than...