Handout from ACTFL 2016 Conference

Preschool and Kindergarten Language Learning: New Trends in TechnologyPresented by Karen Nemeth at ACTFL 2016

Karen@languagecastle.com      www. Languagecastle.com     Twitter @KarenNemethEdM

karen-presenting-at-actfl-2016Digital Decisions: Choosing the Right Technology Tools for Early Childhood Education by Fran S. Simon and Karen N. Nemeth http://amzn.to/2cPiWO3

TED Talk video by Dr. Patricia Kuhl: The Linguistic Genius of Babies

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=TED+linguistic+genius+of+babies&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

Apps that let you create stories and activities with the children:

Tiny Tap

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tinytap-create-play-educational/id493868874?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.tinytap.market&hl=en

Sago Mini Doodlecast

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.tinytap.market&hl=en

My Story

www.mystoryapp.org

Puppet Pals

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8

 

Apps that help you communicate in different languages:

Google Translate Mobile App

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-translate/id414706506?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.translate&hl=en

Skype,  Google Hangout, Facetime, and other video chat platforms

Apps that help children practice oral language:

Apps by RossettaStone Kids http://www.rosettastone.com/kids

Letter Sounds

Reading

Word Builder

Wheels on the Bus by Duck Duck Moose:

http://www.duckduckmoose.com/educational-iphone-itouch-apps-for-kids/wheels-on-the-bus/

Flashcards By Me app-   voice over flashcards

https://www.facebook.com/LaughingFairy/

Apps that teach words in Spanish:

Endless Spanish

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/endless-spanish/id964209088?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.originatorkids.EndlessSpanish&hl=en

Pocoyo Playsets

My Day – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocoyo-playset-my-day/id1023684702?mt=8

Apps that give children a lot to talk about with little or no embedded language:

Toca Boca apps www.tocoboca.com  We looked at:

Toca Hair Salon Me

Toca Tea Party

Toca Dance Party

Bilingual storybook apps and ebooks:

Bilingual story apps by www.analomba.com

Blue Quoll ebooks in different languages  http://www.blue-quoll.com

Little Blue Jackal  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/learn-spanish-little-blue/id515800521?mt=8

Sanoen bilingual apps and stories: http://www.sanoen.com

Apps that present language with inadequate context or content value:

Little Pim by PBS Kids

Princesses learn German by early languages

Kudo

 

 

 

 

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