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Digital Tools to enhance te reo Māori learning and teaching - Pūmanawa Tautono (Apps)

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The number of te reo Māori apps are increasing and thanks to Tamara Bell here is a list of some. Other posts I made this week showed how generic apps can be used to enhance te reo Māori learning and teaching.

NAME OF APP

LINK

PURPOSE

COST

Te Reo Māori dictionary

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/te-reo-maori/id377136638

Māori dictionary

$5.29

Hika Lite

http://www.hikagroup.com/Hika-Lite/

Free app targeted for use by general public. Over 125,000 users

Free

Hika Explorer

http://explorer.hikagroup.co.nz/Subscription/About/

Hika EXPLORER is specifically designed for the New Zealand Education Sector. Both Hika LITE and Hika EXPLORER advance the aims of Hika Group to mobilise, socialise and normalise the use of te reo Māori in Aotearoa NZ.

Range of options

(all +GST)

 

$75-single user, 1yr

 

Student interactive licence-$25

 

$300-classrm 1yr

 

$480-classrm 2yrs

iTeach Māori

http://iteach-maori-4vl2.topapp.net/appstore-stat#.Unq7mZSSBqk

9 subject categories-words practice, review, quiz, bubble game

$2.99

Kura

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/kura/id658132814?mt=8

Compete against friends while learning lang.  5 games, int-high level of reo

Free

Te Pataka a Milly me Molly

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/milly-molly-maori-library/id466383091?mt=8

30 Qbooks narrated in te reo

Free

Kaitiaki

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/kaitiaki/id529616251?mt=8

Gaming only, looking after our environment-koura, limited reo

$1.29

Tieke

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/tieke/id667684992?mt=8

He pūmanawa tautono reo Māori mō te i-papa

Free - MoE

(www.kapohia.co.nz - Maraea Hunia)

Mokomoko

 

He pūmanawa tautono reo Māori mō te i-papa

Free - MoE

(www.kapohia.co.nz - Maraea Hunia)

He wai te kai!

 

He pūmanawa tautono reo Māori mō te i-papa

Free - MoE

(www.kapohia.co.nz - Maraea Hunia)

Niwa the Taniwha

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

Gaming only, limited reo, first round free then pay to upgrade

Free then pay for upgrade

Learn te reo Māōri

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/learn-te-reo-maori/id358580409

24 subject categories, each has 2 modes test & review drill based approach, vocab learning, sound incl for prof

$2.59

u Talk Māori

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/utalk-maori/id325540858?mt=8

275 words & phrases, images, quizzes, speech recording, points scoring. Not NZ company

$13.99

Language Perfect

http://www.languageperfect.com/website/

App to support programme.  Need login-you pay for it.

Free

Reomations

http://hereoora.tki.org.nz/Reomations

Short animation clips, links to units on HRT,HRO

Free

iMarae

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id714489807

Learning about marae and kawa o te marae

Free - TWoA

Te Whata Raki by Chch City Libraries (Ti Kouka website based)

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/te-whata-raki/id697920446?mt=8

Also online web 2.0 http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Kids/Te-Whata-Raki/

Kai Tahu reo, virtual Marae tour and a tour of a whare

Free

Te Puna Hihiko

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/te-puna-hihiko/id694925014?mt=8

Simple intro to Māori language, culture & protocol

Free

Massey Uni

Te Reo Singalong Books

http://tereosingalong.co.nz/

Learn te reo Māori the easy way with these innovative picture song books. Each book includes a CD.

Sarah Holt

Ngā atua Māori

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/id910743702

   

‘Māui and his first journey’

View the app in the iTunes store

 

Go to the online version

A new bilingual app for iPhone and iPad!

Whakatipu is releasing a new bilingual app for iPhone and iPad in time for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

interweaves positive parenting child development and brain development information into the traditional pakiwaitara about Māui growing up.

Voiced by prominent kaumātua Amster Reedy of Ngāti Porou, the app has been developed by award-winning developer Flightless and illustrated by Ali Teo.

 

 

Kia pai ō koutou rā whakatā

Anaru

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