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Engaging Diverse Akonga

Why use Digital Technologies to engage diverse Akonga? 

Link to Presentation

 

 

 Shared Google Doc  - describing your diversity experience.

 

AnswerGarden SessionWhat learning tools, apps or devices need to be made available?

 

Links to Resources

 

http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/

Digital Storytelling and MultimediaText to Speech - great for kids to reread work or present to the class 

Speech to Text - great for poor spellers. For use on a laptop / PCTellagamiPuppet Pals 

Speak Selection on the iPad - Allanah King goes through a tutorial on Speak Selection

Wordle.com - Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.

Allanah King's InitialiPad Setup Site- Allanah has spent a great deal of money on apps. Only the best apps make it onto this site. Well worth a look.  

wordle.net - Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

vocaroo.com/ - Vocaroo is a shiny new service for sending voice messages across the interwebs. It's still under development though, so problems may occur.

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  Tellagami 

Construct an avatar, upload a background or use one of theirs. Record your voice or type text. Export to Camera Roll or get the embed code.

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/tellagami/id572737805?mt=8

iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad 

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Puppet Pals HD ($4:19)

Make simple animated movies with your own voice over with your own characters and backgrounds. Very versatile.

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/puppet-pals-hd-directors-pass/id462134755?mt=8

iPad There is a separate iPod Touch/iPhone version as well.