Category: 1+2 Language Learning

Developing Literacy in the Classroom with GarageBand

Supporting the development of literacy in the classroom with GarageBand iPad app GarageBand is an iPad app which has a host of uses for recording audio, which can include music in a host of different ways. But here’s how GarageBand can be used specifically to support the development of literacy in the classroom. The how-to …

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Connecting Classrooms via Live Video Link

Connecting classrooms via video link has been found by many teachers to add an extra dimension, an enthusiasm and real audience, to complement learning in a classroom setting. Whether that’s a face-to-face video call to another classroom in another part of the same local area (perhaps primary schools where pupils will work together in a …

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Learn a second language with Duolingo

Duolingo – https://www.duolingo.com/ – a free online tool which works via PC or mobile device (via browser or mobile-specific apps) and supports learners in learning a language of their choice from a range of languages available. Duolingo combines game based learning with online rewards systems of points and milestones to encourage and chart progress with goal …

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